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.

this is one of my very favorite pasta salads and is always a tremendous hit at potlucks and BBQ’s. It’s a keeper!

Tri-Color Pasta Salad (My Favorite Pasta Salad)

Tri Color Pasta Salad - pesto & creamy Caesar dressing combination is perfect! I pasta salad

avocado pesto recipe - vegan AND paleo! add a little apple cider vinegar to make it tangy and skip the salt. just mash it in a small bowl because if you don't own a food processor - works just as well. if you're using dried basil, make ahead of time and let chill to allow the flavor to develop.


avocado pesto recipe - add a little apple cider vinegar to make it tangy and skip the salt. Mash it in a small bowl or mix in food processor. If using dried basil, make ahead of time and let chill to allow the flavor to develop.

Homemade Basil Pesto - A simple recipe for traditional basil pesto with a secret ingredient that makes it so delicious! #basilpesto #pestogenovese #traditionalpesto | Littlespicejar.com

Homemade Basil Pesto

A simple homemade recipe for traditional basil pesto. Pesto genovese is made with basil, pine nuts, olive oil, parmesan cheese, and lemon juice.

Nut Free Oil Free Dairy Free Avocado Pesto Sauce.     I'm going to try these with these new noodles I have heard about. Not the kelp ones but some I think are soy and mushroom.. something like that at the local grocery store. 40 cals per bag for the noodles :D

Avocado Pesto Sauce (Nut-Free, Vegan) serves 1 Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado cup fresh basil, tightly packed 1 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon) teaspoon minced garlic teaspoon sea salt, or more to taste

This Cheesy Pesto Crack Bread is a super quick and easy appetizer that everyone will go nuts for!

Cheesy Pesto Crack Bread

These Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Sticks are a quick and easy afternoon snack that kids of all ages approve of.

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp - EatingWell.com  5-6 medium zucchini (2¼-2½ pounds total), trimmed ¾ teaspoon salt, divided1 ripe avocado1 cup packed fresh basil leaves¼ cup unsalted shelled pistachios2 tablespoons lemon juice¼ teaspoon ground pepper¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus 2 tablespoons, divided

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp

Cut some carbs and use spiralized zucchini in place of noodles in this zesty pesto pasta dish recipe. Top with Cajun-seasoned shrimp to complete this quick and easy dinner.

Broccoli Pesto Pasta Recipe on Yummly. @yummly #recipe

Broccoli pesto pasta - quick, simple, great for amateurs, and tastes amazing! (I swapped the homemade pesto for pesto in a jar because I'm lazy and didn't have any pine nuts)

Crispy Gnocchi with Basil Pesto Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com So easy and so good!

Crispy Gnocchi with Basil Pesto

Spring Pasta with Basil Pesto, Peas & Pine Nuts via From The Kitchen, April 2014 #recipe

Easter Slow Roast Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic, and Vine TomatoesSpring Pasta with Basil Pesto, Peas and Pine NutsChorizo Pasta Bake - the perfect comfort food dinner Waiheke Pizza - with Figs, Grapes, Blue Cheese

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.

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.

avocado pesto

Chef Chloe's Avocado Pesto Recipe

Avocado Pesto - so easy! Throw in food processor et voila! 1 bunch fresh basil, reserve some leaves for garnish ½ cup pine nuts 2 avocados, pitted and peeled 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 cloves garlic ½ cup olive oil Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper