Pesto is a flavorful combination of fresh basil, nuts, garlic, and Parmesan. You can use it to add a taste of Italy to sandwiches, pizzas, sauces, pastas, and even eggs.
Servings and Ingredients
|⅓ c.||Hy-Vee walnuts, finely chopped|
|1 c.||packed basil leaves (about 2 oz)|
|1 c.||packed spinach leaves (about 2 oz)|
|½ c.||Hy-Vee finely shredded Parmesan cheese|
|1 tsp.||minced garlic|
|½ tsp.||Hy-Vee kosher sea salt|
|pinch(es)||red pepper flakes, optional|
|⅔ c.||Hy-Vee Select extra-virgin olive oil|
Things To Grab
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place walnuts on an ungreased baking sheet and bake until lightly toasted, about 10 minutes; remove and set aside to cool.
In a food processor or blender, combine basil, spinach, walnuts, Parmesan, garlic, salt and red pepper flakes, if desired. Cover and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add oil and process until thoroughly combined.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to one week or in the freezer for up to one month. Thaw frozen pesto in refrigerator overnight.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 11g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Sodium: 115mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 1g
- Protein: 2g