Pesto ideas

Cooking with Aromatic Herbs
July 03, 2011

The pesto alla genovese sauce is a famous italian recipe that consists in of basil, garlic, olive oil, pinoles and grated parmesan crushed or blended together.

Pesto also indicates similar sauces made with different herbs and nuts.
This post includes different pesto recipes and new ideas for classic pesto.

Not only genovese

Try new pesto recipes with different ingredients.

Pasta with Almond PestoAlmond Pesto: peeled almonds, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, garlic and rosemary.

Thai Basil PestoThai Basil Pesto: thai basil, basil, chives garlic (or chives).

Green Rice with Winter PestoWinter Pesto: spinach, walnuts, basil and buck's-horn plantain.

Gnocchi with Sorrel and Sunflower PestoSorrel Pesto: sorrel, sunflower seeds, parmesan, olive oil.

Spaghetti with Sorrel and Basil PestoSorrel and Basil Pesto: sorrel, basil, chives, almonds, pecorino, olive oil.

Pesto with walnuts and gorgonzolaPesto with walnuts and gorgonzola: basil, walnuts, roasted mild chilies, gorgonzola, garlic, olive oil.

Pesto without garlicPesto without garlic: basil, basil cinnamon, basil lemon, chives, chives garlic, sunflower seeds.

Almonds and tomatoes pestoAlmonds and tomatoes pesto: basil, tomatoes, almonds, olive oil.

Pesto recipes

Tips and ideas to use classic basil pesto in different recipes.

Gnocchi with Pesto and Roasted PeppersGnocchi with Pesto and Roasted Peppers.

Fried White Eggplant and Tomatoes with PestoFried White Eggplant and Tomatoes with Pesto.

Basil Pesto LoafBasil Pesto Loaf, with millet flour.

Gorgonzola and Pesto PastaGorgonzola and Pesto Pasta, with single cream.

Aubergines and Pesto PastaAubergines and Pesto Pasta.

Peas soup with pestoPeas soup with pesto: autumn and summer in a bowl.

Pesto spaghetti with cherry tomatoesPesto spaghetti with cherry tomatoes: the ultimate summer spaghetti.

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