Walnut Pesto Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Enjoy this vibrant walnut pesto as a dip, spread, condiment or sauce. This versatile pesto comes together in just a few minutes.
Side Dish
Italian
6
ingredients
6
steps
5
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
8
3/4 cup(s)
walnuts
4
garlic cloves
4 cup(s)
fresh basil leaves
1 cup(s)
extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for topping
1 cup(s)
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Directions 6 steps | 5 Minutes

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

Place the walnuts on a baking sheet and toast for 5-7 minutes.

Step 3

In the bowl of a food processor, place the toasted walnuts, garlic, basil, salt and pepper. Process until finely chopped.

Step 4

With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil.

Step 5

Stir in the Parmesan cheese and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.

Step 6

Use immediately or store in an airtight container. If stored in an airtight container, top the pesto with a layer of extra-virgin olive oil before placing on the lid. Enjoy!


Notes:

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
319
FAT
32.1 g
PROTEIN
7.2 g
CARBS
1.6 g

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