Pistachio Pesto

Pistachio Pesto

Ready in 20 minutes

"This is a slight change from the original pesto. Lemon zest keeps it lively. Pistachio's keeps it a little cheaper then pine nuts. If you don't like cilantro use all basil. I myself love cilantro. Serve over hot pasta, dollop of pesto in vegetable or chicken soup, use pesto instead of your favorite spread on your sandwich, top a pizza with it and spread some on salmon or chicken then bake."

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Ingredients

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2 1/4 cups fresh basil
3/4 cup cilantro
1 1/2 cups shelled dry roasted pistachio nuts
3 -4 1/2 cloves garlic
1/2-1 cup olive oil or 1/2-1 cup pistachio oil
1 1/2 teaspoons lemons zest of
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese or 1/2 cup grated asiago ch

Original recipe makes 6 Servings

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Preparation

Put all of the ingredients in the food processor or blender and puree until smooth.

Start with 1/4 cup oil adding more if you need.

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I used basil instead of cilantro, very good over angel hair pasta, thanks photo by CCheryl CCheryl

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very good it deserved a photo, keep um coming,
CCheryl 1 year ago
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