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Basil Pecan Pesto

Submitted by: grettagirl 
Home Town: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Living In: Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
Pecans stand in for the traditional pine nuts in this variation of pesto. 
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Summer Herb Pesto

Submitted by: thislittlepiggy 
Home Town: Richmond, Indiana, USA
Living In: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Fresh basil, parsley, oregano, and spinach are blended with pine nuts and Parmesan cheese in this pesto recipe. 
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Jalapeno Pesto

Submitted by: curiouschef 
Home Town: Carrollton, Texas, USA
Living In: Austin, Texas, USA
Blend a jalapeno pepper with fresh basil, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and walnuts for a spicy version of pesto. 
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Spicy Cilantro Pesto

Submitted by: Amber 
This pesto features cilantro, almonds, garlic, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. 
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15-Year-Old Pesto Sauce

Submitted by: Love2Cook 
Try this simple and quick pesto on your next batch of pasta. 
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Dandelion Pesto

Submitted by: RudyRyu 
This sauce uses dandelion greens in place of basil leaves for a simple pesto, with a bite. 
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Pecan Cilantro Pesto

Submitted by: DCSWeb 
This is a variation of the classic pesto made with cilantro and pecans rather than basil and pine nuts. 
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Pesto Del Sol

Submitted by: WMAURO 
After they baste in the sun all summer long, I cut down my basil plants and make this delightful pesto. This basil pesto has been mellowed with fresh spinach and enhanced by the taste of black olives. I make big batches and freeze in small container for the whole year. It will keep in the fridge for a week. Toss with pasta. Spread on meat or sandwiches. Add a spoonful for favoring to lots of recipes. Enjoy! 
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Mexican Pesto

Submitted by: Ken from CA 
Living In: Camarillo, California, USA
The classic pesto sauce gets a south of the border make over with cilantro, pepitas, chile, and Mexican cotija cheese. 
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Spinach and Garlic Scape Pesto

Submitted by: KARENMOLLOY 
Home Town: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Garlic scapes and spinach add a new twist to the traditional pesto recipe. Stir into pasta, spread on a sandwich, or mix into a dip for extra color and garlic flavor. 
 
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