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Pistachio Pesto

Pistachio Pesto

Ready in 20 minutes
1 review(s) averaging 5. 100% would make again

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"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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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



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

Pistachio Pesto photo by jordanbigoven jordanbigoven

Calories Per Serving: 5 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

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very good it deserved a photo, keep um coming,
CCheryl 2 years ago
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