Basil Pesto

1 or 2 garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons pine nuts
3 cups loosely packed basil leaves, stripped from stems
1/2 cup  Liquid Gold extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Chop garlic, salt, and pine nuts in a blender or food processor until finely chopped.

Add basil and olive oil; pureé until smooth. Add the cheese and process just to combine; taste and adjust seasonings. Serve with pasta or grilled meats or vegetables.

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