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Sauce au Pistou Recipe

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Recipe (4 servings)

2 sprigs basil [basilic]
4 cloves garlic [ail]
300 g parmesan [parmesan]
olive oil [huile d'olive]
handful pine nut [pignon]

Use pleanty of basil: the sauce should be green. In a mortar, crush the basil, garlic and about 1/3 of the parmesan. Work in the olive oil to obtain a thick sauce, then add the pine nuts.


Conversions
1 kg = 2.2 lbs  
0.45 kg = 1 lb  

1 lt = 1.06 qt  
0.95 lt = 1 qt  
 
30 g = 1 oz = 2 Tbs
60 g = 2 oz = 1/4 cup  
115 g = 4 oz = 1/2 cup  
180 g = 6 oz = 3/4 cup
225 g = 8 oz = 1 cup  
450 g = 16 oz = 1 pint  


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