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Low Fat Pesto

What you need: 

2 whole heads garlic
1.5 cups fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons pine nuts
1 tablespoons olive oil
sea salt, to taste

What you do: 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Slice the tops off of the heads of garlic exposing the cloves but keeping the bulbs intact, approximately 1/2 from the top. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Roast for one hour, until the flesh is soft.
Remove from oven and allow garlic to rest until they are cool to the touch.
Squeeze the cooked garlic into food processor and add basil, pine nuts and salt. Blend to a creamy consistency.

Preparation Time: 
90 minutes
Cooking Time: 
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