Yum is all I have to say...
Quick, Easy & Delicious Pesto
3 packed cups fresh basil leaves (stems removed)
2 large fresh garlic cloves
1/2 cup pinenuts
3/4 cup packed fresh parsley
3/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 melted butter
salt to taste
Combine everything in a blender or food processor on low, then medium speed. Thoroughly work everything into a smooth paste. Toss with hot, drained pasta or spoon onto hot gnocchi. Also fantastic as a side to dip bread in...
*** I use this pesto recipe to make my Pesto Chicken Pasta.