Finished recipe of basil pistachio pesto from cleveland cooking
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How to Make Basil Pistachio Pesto

This basil pistachio pesto recipe is a home run! Pistachios add incredible rich flavor to pesto. This basil pesto recipe will make a great pesto pasta recipe! I used Parmesan in this recipe but try Asiago or Romano! Make it your own!

The basil pistachio pesto goes great with fresh pasta recipe!

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Finished recipe for basil pistachio pesto from cleveland cooking

Basil Pistachio Pesto

This basil pistachio pesto recipe is a home run! Pistachios add incredible rich flavor to pesto. This pesto adds such flavor to pasta!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 286 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup of shelled pistachios
  • 2 large cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 cup of shredded Parmesan
  • 1/4 cup or more of olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Add basil, pistachios, and garlic to food processor and pulse until combined.
  • Add Parmesan and pulse a few times more.
  • Scrape sides of food processor bowl down.
  • While the food processor is running, add olive oil to bowl in a fine stream until desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition

Serving: 4 servingsCalories: 286kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 10gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 438mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 575IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 245mgIron: 1mg
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