Pistou (Basil-Garlic Puree)

Pistou (Basil Condiment)
Pistou is the Provencal version of the more familiar Italian pesto, which usually includes pine nuts.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 large bunch basil
  2. 4 cloves garlic
  3. salt
  4. 1 C olive oil
Instructions
  1. Grind the garlic and basil, add a pinch of salt and cover with oil.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well and spoon into small jars.
  3. You can top off each jar with 2 or 3 basil leaves, but make sure that they, too, are covered in oil.
Notes
  1. The jars will keep very well for more than a year if kept in a cool place.
Adapted from Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning
Adapted from Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning
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