Faux Pesto Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Apr. 10, 2010
Great recipe! Mild, yet fairly flavorful. Very easy to make. I minced the garlic before adding to the food processor for fear of getting a chunk of raw garlic in the sauce. Thanks for posting!
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Reviewed: Apr. 4, 2010
I was looking for something to do with my extra fresh spinach, this was just the thing.
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Reviewed: Feb. 8, 2010
Very nice, mild pesto. I really enjoyed it. I wasn't sure if the recipe required fresh parmesan or if the pre-grated stuff in a shaker can was okay. I used the pre-grated stuff and found I had to add a little water and let it sit for 15 - 20 minutes to get rid of the crunchy texture of the cheese. I expect that wouldn't be necessary with the fresh cheese.
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Reviewed: Jan. 9, 2010
I thought this was great and my wife who says she does not like Pesto sauce said she loved it. I made it exactly as stated only I used frozen spinich and soy nuts because of nut allergies. So easy, So quick, delicious.
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Reviewed: Aug. 14, 2009
At first I was a little bit skeptical about pesto without basil leaves. But this was a pleasant surprise! It tasted great! And it's a lot cheaper than buying basil! I would recommend adding a little oregano too.
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Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2009
Great recipe! Very flavorful. I used pine nuts instead of pecans, and I'm glad I did. Also I chopped the spinach by hand instead of using the food processor, and mixed everything else in separately, though I doubt that it made a difference. My only tip would be to use a little less olive oil. I did, and I think it gave it a less slimy texture.
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