2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup pine nuts (optional)
2/3 cup extra virgin oilive oil
fresh ground pepper
1/2 cup grated parmesean cheese
Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender. Pulse while slowly adding oilve oil until combined and smooth. Stir in cheese and serve immediately. If freezing, omit the cheese and add after thawed.