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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Rounds
When making this side dish, consider using some of the unsalted varieties available in your local supermarket. 
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Ingredients

1 (16 oz) log fresh mozzarella
6 oz. sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 bunch fresh basil leaves, chopped
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Step 1

Slice mozzarella into ½ inch rounds. Set aside.

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Step 2

Chop remaining ingredients.

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Step 3

Using a mortar and pestle, muddle sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, basil, oil, salt and pepper, to taste, until well blended. (You may also use food processor or blender).

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Step 4

Spoon mixture over mozzarella.

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Step 5

Serve immediately.

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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Rounds

When making this side dish, consider using some of the unsalted varieties available in your local supermarket. 

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