1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup packed fresh parsley leaves
4 cloves of garlic
1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
Process the basil, parsley, garlic, Romano cheese and pine nuts in a food processor fitted with a steel blade until finely minced.
Add the lemon juice and olive oil gradually, processing constantly until smooth.
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NOTE: To toast pine nuts, spread the nuts on a baking sheet or a microwave-safe dish. Toast at 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes or microwave on High for 1-1/2 minutes or until light brown. Watch the nuts carefully to prevent overbrowning.