Homemade Pesto Recipe

3 years ago
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Pesto is one of the simplest sauces to make, and all you really need is five ingredients—garlic, nuts, Parmesan, olive oil and the star of the show, basil. I started growing my own basil in the backyard because it’s easy, and I love using it in a variety of recipes.

One might think that it’s only good on pasta. Simply not true. Here are other ways to use pesto:

  • Spread it on crackers or bread
  • Swirl it into Greek yogurt or cottage cheese
  • Drizzle it on eggs, pizza or sliced tomatoes
  • Brush it on salmon, steak, pork chops, chicken, potatoes and veggies before grilling or baking
  • Stir it into soups, stews and salad dressings

I have some recipe posts that use it, too! Use pesto in Italian meatloafpasta capresepasta bake or easy calzones. I just drooled.

Pesto Recipe | The Kitten KitchenGet the full recipe on The Kitten Kitchen after the jump!

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