Who doesn’t love pesto? This simple pesto recipe can be made from many different base ingredients and used to add flavor and a splash of class to many, many dishes. Try this from Harvest2U.
Simple Pesto Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- Or many other options: spinach, arugula, kale, broccoli, dandelion greens, collards, scallions, and much more.
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
- 3 tablespoons pine nuts
- Try other nuts like walnuts, almonds, sesame seeds, pistachios, sunflower seeds, etc.
- Pink sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1/3 cup Temecula Olive Oil
- Try some other flavors such as roasted garlic, or citrus.
Be creative and adventurous!
Simple Pesto Directions:
- To make the pesto, combine basil (or other), garlic, pine nuts (or other), and Parmesan in a food processor.
- Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Slowly add Temecula Olive Oil in a slow stream until emulsified; set aside.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Always use organic fruits and vegetables in your recipes.
Do you live in one of these Southern California Cities? Aguanga, Fallbrook, Hemet, Homeland, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, or Winchester. If you do, you can use the local organic fruits and vegetables in our harvest deliveries for these recipes.
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