Creamy pesto sauce

20 Jun

Creamy pesto sauce

Pesto:

  • 1/4 c. walnuts
  • handful soaked and dried pepitas
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 c. basil leaves
  • 1/3 to 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

Process first 3 ingredients until fine.  Add rest of the ingredients and process.

Cream sauce:

  • 3 Tbs. butter
  • 2 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 2 to 3 c. milk

Melt butter in a pan, stir in the cornstarch until smooth.  Add milk little at a time until desired thickness is achieved.  Keep heat low.

Take cream sauce off heat, add pesto.  Use as topping for pasta.

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