Made without pine nuts and cheese, this French take on basil pesto can be used as a pasta sauce, in salad dressings, or to flavor vegetable dishes.

Makes one cup

What You Need:

2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
A few grinds of black pepper

What You Do:

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until blended.