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Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Pesto

A twist on traditional pesto, the sun-dried tomato brings a welcome change to this popular sauce. "

Ingredients

3 cups extra virgin olive oil
8 garlic cloves
4 cups sun-dried tomatoes (packed in oil; drained)
1½ cups fresh basil leaves
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1∕3 cup grated Pecorino Romano
¾ teaspoon sea salt
3 tablespoons white vinegar


Instructions

Put all ingredients, in the order listed, into the jar of your Cuisinart® PowerEdge® 1000 Watt Blender. Run on High for 2½ minutes or until desired consistency is achieved. Adjust seasonings to taste and serve.

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Servings

Makes about 5 cups

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 173 (92% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 1g • fat 19g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 1mg • sod. 82mg • calc. 18mg • fiber 1g


This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
PowerEdge™ 1000 Watt Blender