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Pesto Pesto Sauce (Nut Free or Dairy Free)

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious pesto sauce that can be made nut-free or dairy-free (if you omit the Parmesan cheese). Add more or less of your favorites to reach your desired consistency or taste. Use on pasta, pizza, as a dip, etc."
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10 m servings 153
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Combine garlic scapes, basil, parsley, Parmesan cheese, scallion bulb, salt, and black pepper in a food processor; pulse to chop. Pour olive oil in slowly, with the processor running, until pesto sauce is smooth.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute 2 garlic cloves for the garlic scapes if desired.
  • Add pine nuts if you like.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 153 calories; 14.6 4.3 2.3 3 74 Full nutrition

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We didn't have garlic scapes available, so we used 2 garlic cloves instead. next time we will try using green onion stalks instead of the scapes. We added the zest of 1 medium sized lemon. Also...

I went the nut free route and this turned out great! Garlic scapes were not available so I used 2 cloves of garlic the submitter mentioned in the notes. This was super fresh tasting and worked g...