Combine the basil in with the pine nuts, pulse a few times in a food processor.
Add the garlic, pulse a few times more.
Slowly add the extra virgin olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is on. Stop to scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula.
Add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.Serve with pasta, or on sandwiches, makes one cup.enjoy!