Pesto made with fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese.
Place garlic cloves in a food processor. Pulse for a few seconds until garlic is chopped.
Add basil. Turn processor on. With motor running drizzle olive oil through feed tube.
Scrape down sides. Add pine nuts, cheese, salt and pepper. Run processor until ingredients are well combined.
If mixture is too thick, add an additional tablespoon of olive oil.
Use pesto right away or cover and refrigerate.
Pesto can also be frozen.