Basil Pesto
       
       
  2 Cups basil leaves
  2 Cloves garlic (only one if large)
  Cup grated Parmesson cheese
  Cup pinenuts
  Cup extra virgin olive oil
  tspn Salt
      Pepper to taste
   
  Place Basil leaves and garlic into the bowl of a food processor and pulse well to chop and mix.  Add salt, pinenuts, and parmesan and process well to combine.  With the motor running, drizzle in oil to form a smooth paste.
   

Note    

Mint, Parsley, or Rocket may be used in place of the Basil.  All make delicious pestos