Almond Pesto

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Cara Noyes

By
@cnoyes

I had loads of fresh basil to use up. Since I did not have pine nuts on hand, I made a simple substitution and Voila!
This tastes wonderfully on pasta, but I also use it to make cheddar pesto scones. Yummy!

Rating:
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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Food Processor

Ingredients

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1 c
almonds
2-3 c
fresh basil
3 clove
garlic
1 c
olive oil
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Almond Pesto

Step-by-Step

  • 1Put almonds in food processor. Chop finely.
  • 2Add fresh basil, garlic, and olive oil to nuts. Mix well until basil is finely diced.
  • 3Mix in the cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy as a dip for breads, over pasta or as a flavoring for cheddar pesto scones.
  • 4You can vary the amount of olive oil, add more or less basil, and amount of cheese to your liking.

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About Almond Pesto

Course/Dish: Dips, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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