|2 cloves garlic|
|4½ cups loosely packed basil leaves|
|1/3 cup pine nuts|
|3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese|
|1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature|
In a food processor: use the steel blade to finely mince garlic. Add basil and process until finely chopped. Add pine nuts and Parmesan; process until coarsely chopped. Blend in butter. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week; freeze for longer storage. Serve at room temperature.