basil pesto spread

3-4 garlic cloves
4 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
5 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup white wine
1 tsp walnut or extra virgin olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste

Place the garlic cloves in food processor and process until finely minced. Add the basil leaves and process until finely ground, scraping down the sides as necessary. Transfer to a bowl and add the bread crumbs, 1 tablespoons at a time, incorporating well after each addition. Add the wine gradually and stir in the oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add a little parmesan cheese if you want to splurge. Spread on toast points or crackers.

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