I like to use spinach in addition to basil to stretch the pesto out, it also mellows the flavor if the basil is too spicy/ strong.

Preserve Your Herbs

Mix & Match Herb Pesto - This is a great way to preserve your garden herbs in the summer. It freezes well with a small layer of oil on top in ice cube trays or bowls, and is a great add on for pasta, sandwiches, etc.

Pesto will last up to a year in the refrigerator when preserved this way, you could also place the pesto in either 1/2 pint containers or fr...

Homemade Pesto Recipe

NOT FOR CANNING - Homemade Pesto and how to preserve it - Put a dollop on top of olive oil, sprinkle with parmesan serve with crusty bread.

Grandma's Secret To Keeping Basil in the Fridge for 1 Year.  Use on sandwiches, in sauces, or soups

Preserving Fresh Basil Easily in the Refrigerator with Olive Oil

Preserving Fresh Basil in the refrigerator for up to 1 Year - Sprinkle a bit of Kosher Salt into bottom of a Mason Jar, Add Basil & Cover with a Good Olive Oil then Store in Fridge.

Roasted Beet Noodles with Pesto and Baby Kale by @inspiralized #paleo

Pesto Roasted Beet Noodle with Baby Kale - beet noodles made with a spiralizer! Vegan and gluten-free.

So EASY! Lemon Basil Garlic Butter Recipe

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Mom's Pesto Recipe [Image by Lucy Knisley, from Relish]

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Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Grilled Sourdough Pizza with Tomato Pesto

Made this and it was very good!! Was able to freeze some portions as well for future use.  Might replace the parmesan with grated Pecorino Romano next time for a more authentic Italian taste.

Pesto Basic pesto, made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. This recipe differs from the classic preparation by the addition of parsley. You can add a little extra Parmesan to the mixture if you like.

Yet another great opportunity to use some of my pesto and sundried tomatoes from this summer (freeze your pesto in ice cube trays and pack your dried tomatoes in salt and olive oil to keep everything fresh and tasty) for the fall and winter.

Goat Cheese, Pesto & Sun-Dried Tomato Terrine

Goat Cheese, sundried tomatoes, pesto and pine nut dip.Go-to appetizer without the pine-nuts

Recipe for Kale and Basil Pesto with Lemon and Parmesan

Kale and Basil Pesto with Lemon and Parmesan

Kale and Basil Pesto - Via kalynskitchen. 4 C chopped kale leaves 2 t. + C EVOO large cloves garlic 2 C basil leaves 3 T lemon juice 1 C coarsely grated Parmesan salt to taste (I used about a teaspoon of salt.

Pesto: great for bruschetta (w/ diced tom's on french bread) or on spaghetti noodles with shredded chicken. Can substitute the fresh spinach for 1/2 cup dry parsley and fresh for 1/4 cup dry basil.

Spinach Basil Pesto -- freeze in muffin tray & transfer to freezer bag for fresh pesto all year long.

If you love pesto as much as I do, you'll love this recipe.  I like to make a huge batch and freeze what I don't use - it thaws easily and can be put on pasta, toast, etc.

Basil Pesto

Try this wonderful lemon-flavored pesto recipe, great on its own or with other sauces, from Genius Kitchen.

Place loaf pan in the oven on the middle rack, and bake for 20 minutes. Remove bread from loaf pan, place it upside down directly on the rack and bake for another 30-40 minutes. Bread is done when it sounds hollow when tapped. Let cool completely before slicing (difficult, but important). 4. Store bread in a tightly sealed container for up to five days. Freezes well too – slice before freezing for quick and easy toast!

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Easy Pesto Recipe - This is the easiest pesto recipe, using easy to find ingredients.  It can be prepared in 2 minutes after you toast the almonds.

Easy Pesto Recipe - This is the easiest pesto recipe, using easy to find ingredients. It can be prepared in 2 minutes after you toast the almonds.