Elizabeth's Pesto with a Southern Twist Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Jan. 20, 2012
amazing! I made the recipe exactly and it's so delicious. My husband and I have been eating this for days, with pasta and on bread. Much better than store bought pesto.
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Reviewed: Aug. 28, 2011
Quite delicious! The cayenne pepper gave it a little kick, I think next time I will use red pepper flakes. I am a huge fan of zest and the lemon zest added a nice freshness to the pesto.
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Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2011
This is really a delicious version of pesto sauce! I made this recipe as is, I didn't sub any ingredients at all.. & it was great! It took me literally 5 minutes to throw everything in my food processor & top my hot pasta. I personally loved the strong garlic & lemon zest. Next time I will use less fresh parsley, the flavor was a 'tiny' bit strong for me, but I prefer a stronger basil taste in pesto. The cayenne didn't make this too spicy, in my opinion. However it DID bring out another level of flavor that my husband especially LOVED.. I will continue to make this recipe in my dinner rotation. I served this on top homemade pasta (I used the recipe "basic pasta" & the spaghetti attachment on my kitchen aid mixer) & garlicky sautéed shrimp.
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