My Mom's Pesto
(by Sophie Nau)
(adapted from Betty Crocker)
1 c. fresh basil, or more if you’re trying to use it all up
1/3 c. olive oil
3/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 c. chopped parsley
1/4 c. pine nuts
2 small garlic cloves, quartered
3/4 t. salt
1/4 t. ground nutmeg
Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender until a paste forms.
Can easily be doubled, tripled, or quadrupled and frozen for future use.
(Read And She Never Looked Back, the story that accompanies this recipe.)