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

  1. Put almonds in food processor. Chop finely.
  2. Add fresh basil, garlic, and olive oil to nuts. Mix well until basil is finely diced.
  3. Mix 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.
  4. You 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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