Basil Pesto

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

1 ½ cup fresh baby spinach – remove stems

¾ cup fresh basil leaves

½ cup pine nuts or walnuts

6 oz. grated Asiago cheese

3 large garlic cloves, peeled and quartered


In a food processor –

Combine 2 Tablespoons oil, spinach, basil, walnuts, cheese and garlic.

Cover and process until nearly smooth. Stop processor and scrape sides as needed.

Drizzle in remaining oil until mixture is smooth.

In a blender –

Coarsely chop spinach, basil, nuts, and garlic.

Place all of the ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.



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