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I have tried making a pictionary for this sauce. So i will write as minimum as possible.
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2 cups – Italian basil leaves
1 bulb – Garlic
1/4 cup – Grated parmesan / cheddar cheese
1/4 cup – Extra Virgin olive oil
1/4 cup – Lightly toasted or raw Pinenuts
Salt to taste
1 tsp – Crushed Pepper (optional)

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In a mortar and pestle ( mixer will do too) coarsly grind basil, pinenuts, pepper, garlic.
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To this now add the grated cheese and gradually add olive oil while grinding.
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Grind it to a paste and store it in an airtight bottle.

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