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Walnut Pesto

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A cheaper alternative to pesto made with pine nuts. You can use raw or toasted walnuts. Some people like to add Parmesan cheese to this as well!"
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10 m servings 455
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Blend basil, walnuts, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice together in a food processor until pesto has a paste-like consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 455 calories; 47.3 6.9 6.1 0 3 Full nutrition

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Added more olive oil and lemon juice.... plus Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper... put the extra onto plastic wrap and made a roll .. like a pesto sausage and froze it to use later. Can cut the ...

Great recipe! I added just a smudge more lemon juice at the end to.

added a bit of romano, excellent!

Easy to make. I used basil right from my garden. Added some daily and a little more garlic. Yummy!

This was so easy and it tastes delicious! I added a pinch of salt, some grated parmesan, and a bit more oil than called for. I've never made pesto before, but this was so easy I know I will ma...

This is sooooo yummy! I made it to eat with crackers, or on carrots, and it was amazing. I'm definitely adding this recipe to my main rotation. I added spinach leaves, and next time I'm also add...

Excellent recipe! I needed to add just a bit more olive oil to make it a better consistency.

Amazing taste - great recipe!

Perfect. Just what I was looking for. Something quick and easy and tasty. I did add about 1/4 Parmesan cheese and a little more olive oil to get the right consistency.