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In the Kitchen: 11/1/02

Having Fun with Pesto by Chez Bazan

 

Having Fun with Pesto:
by Chez Bazan    Tyler, Texas

Pesto Ingredients:

 

2 cups of dried basil -or- 1 3/4 cups of fresh chopped basil

1/2 cup of extra-virgin olive oil

1 1/2 cloves of minced garlic

2 tablespoons of pine nuts (toasted and chopped)

Blend all the above ingredients and cook on the stove at medium heat for 10 minutes.

Fun Ideas with Pesto:

Mix Pesto sauce with Tomato Florentine Soup for soup with a kick

Take regular Caesar Salad Dressing and add Pesto Sauce to add a zing to your salad.

Add flavor to grilled chicken or tuna!

 

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