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Pesto recipe?

Anything other than basil, garlic, and olive oil?

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angiemgiu

Asked by angiemgiu at 7:59 PM on Mar. 7, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (5)
  • Parmesan cheese and pine nuts.
    Eviesmommy

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 8:01 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • check out recipes.com, they have lots of different ones just check out the reviews before you make it. I made that mistake once.
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 8:06 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • You can use walnuts instead of pine if you want
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 8:25 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Parm cheese and toasted nuts- most use pine, but I'll often use roasted sunflower seeds or cashews.
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 11:29 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Spinach Pesto:
    1 cup packed basil
    8 oz spinach leaves
    3 cloves of garlic (or to taste)
    1/2 cup pinenuts (i toasted mine)
    olive oil until cream texture- 1/2 cup or more
    1/2 tsp salt
    black pepper to taste
    1/2 cup grated parmesan (or to taste) (not the powdered stuff in a can)

    combine basil and spinach in a large food processor and pulse a bit to make room in there! add garlic, pinenuts and pulse more. turn it on and stream olive oil in until it reaches desired consistency. stir in salt, pepper and parmesan and store in a jar in the fridge.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:10 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

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