From the garden
One plant washed
Basil, garlic, fresh parm, olive oil & pine nuts in the food processor
In cube trays ready to freeze
Three ginormous plants = 7 trays of pesto cubes! It's gonna be a great winter...
2 cups packed washed basil
2 - 3 cloves garlic
1/4 cup pine nuts (I've used walnuts and hazelnuts too)
1/2 - 2/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
process until smooth, I transfer to ice cube trays to freeze, then put in a ziplock in freezer or vacuum seal.