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CCFB News» February 2021

Recipe of the MonthSimple Garlic & Basil Pesto

02/01/2021 @ 8:25 am




½ c pine nuts                 

1/8 c Brazil nuts

2 T minced garlic         

½ t chili powder

3 c chopped fresh basil                             

1 c extra virgin olive oil

2/3 c grated Parmesan cheese



Place the basil in a blender. Pour in about 1Tbsp of the oil and blend into a paste. Gradually add pine nuts, Brazil nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, chili powder, and remaining oil. Continue to blend until smooth.


Recipe from our 2020 CookFresh Recipe Collection; booklets still available!

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