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Home Grown Pesto Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Home Grown Pesto

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"Pesto using basil from my garden. I used lemon juice concentrate, as that's what was in the fridge. Lemon juice brightens the flavor. Taste before adding salt and pepper. Some cheeses are saltier than others."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. Pour olive oil into the bottom of the blender. Sprinkle cheese over the oil. Add, in order, the pine nuts, garlic, lemon juice, and basil. Blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper; blend to incorporate.
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Aug 31, 2014

Delicious for my first pesto attempt. I roasted the garlic and pine nuts before adding. Yum!

 
Nov 07, 2013

I loved this! Perfect as written. Thank you.

 

3 Ratings

Aug 12, 2013

Very tasty!paired this with zebra farfalle and it was gorgeous. Sort of looked like a WICKED themed dish.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 284 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 28.2 g
  • 43%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 202 mg
  • 8%

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

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