Pesto is great. It uses lots of basil, tastes delicious on pasta, garlic bread and sandwiches, it is super easy to make and uses ingredients you probably have on hand. I found this Easy Pesto Recipe on allrecipes.com
- 1/4 cup almonds
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 pinch ground nutmeg
- salt and pepper to taste
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- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Place almonds on a cookie sheet, and bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly toasted.
- In a food processor, combine toasted almonds, garlic, basil, olive oil, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Process until a coarse paste is formed.