Summer Herb Pesto

Summer Herb Pesto

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"A fresh tasty pesto you can make with herbs right from the garden. Delicious tossed with pasta, spread on a sandwich or as a dip for veggies. Pesto will keep stored in an airtight container and refrigerated for up to one week. Pesto can also be frozen and stored for up to one month. "


10 m servings 172 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 20 Ratings


Loved it! I too subbed because of what I had available. Used several types of basil, more parsley, and the spinach. I used half toasted pine nuts, half toasted sunflower seeds. I thought the oil...

Enjoyed this recipe! Of course made a few changes to compensate for what was available in our garden. Had to omit the oregano because ours chose not to grow this year, however, we did have sever...

SOOOOOO good! Everytime I watch Free Willy 2 I make this to share with friends...just like in the movie when Randolph (August Shellenberg) and Jesse make Pesto to cheer up thier sick killer whal...

This is a fabulous recipe for using the many herbs that are popping in the garden! I substituted chard for the spinach (darn! will plant spinach next year..) otherwise followed it to the letter....

I've made this a few times now, and each time is as delicious as the last.

Whoa! This pesto is wicked delicious. Although, of course, I did do some modifications. I used a little extra spinach instead of the parsley, and added only a couple tablespoons (fresh) of orega...

I followed the recipe exactly except I used almonds instead of the pine nuts. Delicious, but not extremely strong flavors. They blend well.

I came across this recipe and happened to have ALL of the ingredients in my pantry and garden - including the herbs - so I tried making this today. OH MY LORD is it delicious! Now, I didn't meas...

Very simple and a good use for the herbs over-running my garden. Lots of flavor. If, like me, you don't have a food processor add a touch of water to get it started in the blender. Otherwise you...