• 2 cups fresh basil leaves

• ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

• ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

• ⅓ cup of pine nuts

• 3 garlic gloves

• salt & pepper to taste


1. place the basil leaves & pine leaves into a food processor, and pulse several times.

2. add the garlic and parmesan pulse several times more, scrape down the sides of the food processor, with a rubber spatula

3. while the food processor is running, slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream, is running and will emulsify and help keep the olive oil to separate. occasionally stop to scrape down the sides of the processor.

4. stirr in salt & pepper to taste