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Chive Pesto

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Creamy herb paste/sauce perfect for all seasons! Main dish or side dish your guests (and yourself) will love. I made this on a whim when I ran out of basil. In my opinion I like this better than traditional pesto. It's perfect for short pasta shapes. Amount it serves is up to how much you use for your meal."
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25 m servings 209
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Pulse garlic chives in a food processor until very finely chopped. Add basil; pulse until finely chopped. Pour in olive oil; process until blended. Blend in garlic powder, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Blend in cream cheese. Chill until flavors combine, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 209 calories; 22.1 1.8 1.4 10 41 Full nutrition

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This is delicious! Due to a severe dairy allergy, I substituted vegan cream cheese for the real cream cheese and when I had fresh spices, I put those in it instead of dried. I merely did this o...