Broccoli Pesto Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Broccoli Pesto Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Broccoli Pesto

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"Delicious take on traditional pesto with a great creamy texture. Perfect with fusilli, bow ties, or hot baked French bread. Serve over grilled chicken too. DELICIOUS!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add broccoli, cover, and steam until tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Blend steamed broccoli, basil, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic, vegetable broth, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper in a blender until smooth and pourable.
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Jan 04, 2014

Delicious.. the creamy texture is wonderful. I used the florets and stems of a whole broccoli since it was going to pureed anyway... cheaper. Now I need to figure out how not to eat all of it as a snack.. would be a nice chip dip or even a spoonful on top of hot soup

 
Jan 22, 2014

Yummy! I used walnuts because it is what I had. Great way to use broccoli stalks!

 

5 Ratings

Apr 28, 2014

It was not creamy at all, way too dry and clumpy and had no delicious taste to it. I had to add jarred Alfredo sauce to the mixture to make it somewhat edible!

 
Dec 20, 2014

My new favorite pasta sauce! :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.3 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 102 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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