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#1 Old 10-13-2004, 04:22 AM
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Category: Dips/Spreads/Condiments, etc.

This recipe is suitable for a: vegetarian/vegan diet.



3 garlic gloves, peeled

1/3 cup pine nuts

3 cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves

1/2-3/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup soy Parmesan cheese



Place the garlic and pine nuts in a food processor and process until minced. Add the basil, salt, and pepper and process until the mixture is ground into a paste. With the machine running, pour the oil into the feed tube in a slow, steady stream until well blended.Transfer to a bowl and stir in the soy cheese. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Makes about 2 cups

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