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Amazing Homemade Pesto

Amazing Homemade Pesto


Pesto is an amazing fresh and vibrant sauce that can be added to pasta, meat or used as a dip.  Traditionally pesto is made with pine nuts but this version uses almonds which I think tastes so much better. Add this recipe to your rotation for the summer when basil is abundant! 

Homemade Pesto
Serves 4
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  1. 4 cloves of garlic minced
  2. a heaping 1/2 cup of chopped fresh parsely
  3. a heaping 1/2 cup of chopped fresh basil
  4. 1/2 cup of shredded fresh parmesan
  5. 3 tbsp of olive oil
  6. 3 tbsp of vegetable oil
  7. 1/3 cup of slivered almonds
  8. 1/2 tsp of salt
  1. Add all of your ingredients to a food processor and blitz until it forms a smooth uniform consistency.
  1. All of the ingredients blended together should yield about 1 cup of pesto. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator in an air tight container.
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