Pesto

8 07 2008

I’ve started making pesto from scratch on the fly, using whatever is around the house.  It is so easy to make and goes great on bread, pasta, pizza, etc.! Below is a rough outline, but feel free to play with the amounts to make it your own.  Mix with Follow Your Heart soy-free mayonaise for a great dipping sauce.

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Ingredients:

1/4-1/3 cup olive oil

4 cups fresh basil

2 cups fresh parsley

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2-3 cloves garlic

1/4 cup pine nuts

1/4 cup cashews

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

1 teaspoon sea salt

Freshly cracked pepper

Place all ingredients in a food processor, and process until well blended.

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8 10 2012
Amanda

This sounds great! I like making on the fly pesto too! So many different greens and nuts can work well. I tried it once with lambs quarters and basil. Delicious!

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