Pistachio Pesto


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The Forest Feast Mediterranean: Simple Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by My Travels

The Forest Feast Mediterranean

By Erin Gleeson

Published 2019

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While in Italy, we visited Genoa (known for its pesto) & Sicily (known for its pistachios) & this is my ode to them both! I use a food processor, which maintains some of the nutty texture, which I like. Blend together 2 c (80 g) basil leaves (loosely packed), 2 chopped scallions, 3 cloves garlic, c (30 g) grated Parmesan, ½ c (65 g) pistachios (shelled & roasted), zest from 1 lime & ¾ c (180 ml) olive oil. Try it with the pasta.