Basil-Truffle Pesto

2 cups packed basil leaves (approx. 2 oz)
1/3 cup olive oil 2 portions of Magic Truffles
2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons softened butter (optional) 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)



1 Place basil, olive oil, magic truffles, garlic and salt (if using) in food processor.
2 Blend until thoroughly combined.
3 Add Parmesan and butter (if using) and blend 5-10 seconds more.
4 Just before serving, add 2 Tbsp of hot pasta water from cooked pasta.
5 Serve over pasta with bread and salad.


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