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Olive Basil Pasta Sauce
from: Sharon

This is a wonderful yummy pasta sauce that is Spanish in origin. Adapted from the Great Good Food cookbook.

1 cup

  • 1/2 cup kalamata olive, pitted
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaf, packed
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves, packed
  • 1/4 cup toasted almond
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh Italian parsley

Puree olives, basil, spinach, almonds, garlic, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor.

Add olive oil while machine is running.

Refrigerate until read to serve.

Great served with pasta or rice, or over vegetables.

Garnish with parsley. Enjoy!