|¼||cup of walnuts|
|4||cups of loosely packed fresh basil leaves|
|¼||cup of olive oil|
|½||teaspoon of salt|
|¼||teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper|
|⅛||teaspoon of crushed red pepper|
|½||cup of parmesan cheese|
|2||cups of chopped seeded tomatoes, drained|
|1.||Heat a small pan over medium heat. Add walnuts to pan; cook for 4-5 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring constantly. Remove from pan.|
|2.||Transfer nuts to a food processor; process until minced. Add basil, oil, salt, and peppers; process until blended, scraping sides occasionally. Add cheese; process until smooth. Spoon into a bowl; fold in tomato. Serve as you like.|
recipe adapted from here.
You can use pine nuts like in original recipe, if its available.