This paste is great for putting on or in meat and pastas, or with cottage cheese in stuffed pasta shells.
3 cups chopped fresh basil
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup pine nuts
1/8 cup Brazil nuts
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
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Directions Preparation:15min › Ready in:15min
Place the basil in a blender. Pour in about 1 tablespoon of the oil, and blend basil into a paste. Gradually add pine nuts, Brazil nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, chilli powder and remaining oil. Continue to blend until smooth.