Simply Delicious Classic Fresh Basil Pesto

3 cups (packed) fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
3 garlic cloves
2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Combine all ingredients (except olive oil) in the bowl of a food processor.  Pulse until it forms a smooth paste.  Scrape down the bowl (if necessary) and through the pour spout with the processor running, slowly add the olive oil.  Pour into an airtight container and refrigerate until needed or serve immediately.

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