Whip Up A Fresh And Flavorful Pesto Recipe In Minutes

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Classic Basil Pesto Recipe

Ingredients:

Fresh Basil Pesto
Fresh Basil Pesto

2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup pine nuts
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

In a food processor, combine basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
With the processor running, slowly pour in olive oil until mixture is smooth.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve over cooked pasta or as a spread on sandwiches.

Spinach and Walnut Pesto Recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups fresh spinach leaves
1/2 cup walnuts
1/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

In a food processor, combine spinach, walnuts, Pecorino Romano cheese, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
With the processor running, slowly pour in olive oil until mixture is smooth.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Use as a sauce for grilled chicken or roasted vegetables.

Sundried Tomato and Almond Pesto Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup sundried tomatoes, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes
1/2 cup roasted almonds
1/3 cup grated Pecorino cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

In a food processor, combine sundried tomatoes, almonds, Pecorino cheese, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
With the processor running, slowly pour in olive oil until mixture is smooth.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Use as a spread on bruschetta or as a topping for grilled fish.