Broccoli Pesto

Broccoli Pesto

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"Delicious take on traditional pesto with a great creamy texture. Perfect with fusilli, bow ties, or hot baked French bread. Serve over grilled chicken too. DELICIOUS!"

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  • Calories:
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 54 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add broccoli, cover, and steam until tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Blend steamed broccoli, basil, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic, vegetable broth, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper in a blender until smooth and pourable.
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Delicious.. the creamy texture is wonderful. I used the florets and stems of a whole broccoli since it was going to pureed anyway... cheaper. Now I need to figure out how not to eat all of it as...

Yummy! I used walnuts because it is what I had. Great way to use broccoli stalks!

Both broccoli and traditional basil pesto are among my favorite foods, and this recipe made me feel like I'd gone to heaven. I've eaten it on pasta, spread as a layer on salmon and baked/broile...