Perfect recipe for end of summer harvest! Basil Habanero pesto is so versatile, it can be used in pasta, as a base for pizza, as a spread for sandwiches as well as a dressing for salads.
4 cups basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts
5-10 cloves garlic (you could tone in down a bit)
2-3 Habanero peppers (optional)
1/2 cup olive oil + a bit more for drizzling on top
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
salt to taste