• 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts roasted in olive oil
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream


Place all ingredients except cream in a food processor or blender. Blend until well mixed, but not entirely smooth (mixture should still have some texture). Add cream (cream may be reduced slightly in a saucepan over medium heat, if you desire a thicker sauce). Serve over your favorite pasta.

This recipe makes enough for approximately six servings.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Chef Stephen Phinney, Dante Club
Submitted By: Marlen
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