4 cups packed fresh basil leaves, washed well
½ cup pine nuts, toasted until golden, cooled, and chopped fine
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan
2 large garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
In a food processor place basil with remaining ingredients until smooth and season with salt and pepper. Makes about 1 1/4 cups.