simple pesto recipe

Simple Pesto Recipe – for Anything

Who doesn’t love a 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:

  1. To make the pesto, combine basil (or other), garlic, pine nuts (or other) and Parmesan in a food processor.
  2. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Slowly add Temecula Olive Oil in a slow stream until emulsified; set aside.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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