2 cup leaves, whole Basil, fresh
2 clove Garlic
2/3 cup Olive Oil
1/4 cup Nuts, pine nuts, dried
1 dash Salt
1 dash Black Pepper
2 oz Parmesan Cheese
Combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add 1/2 cup of the oil and process until fully blended and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
Add all the remaining oil and pulse until smooth. Transfer the pesto to a large serving bowl and mix in the cheese.