Inspiration Pesto

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDSeptember 10, 2010 

Owners of Inspriration Farm, 619 E. Laurel Road north of Bellingham, suggest this pesto made from fresh ingredients from their fields.

INSPIRATION PESTO

Ingredients

4 cups fresh basil leaves

8 large Crystal Inspiration garlic cloves

3/4 cup olive oil

3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

3/4 cup walnuts, pine nuts or filberts

1 teaspoon salt to taste

Directions

Place olive oil, nuts and garlic in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Add the basil, cheese and salt and continue blending until all the leaves are incorporated into pesto.

Add the pesto to your favorite pasta and a 1/2 pound of smoked salmon and wilt some spinach in the hot pasta for a quick dinner favorite.

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