Callicoon Kitchen Pistachio Pesto: CK Rapid Fire Recipe

Ingredients

1½ c shelled unsalted organic pistachios
2 large cloves of garlic, coarse chop
1¼ c sweet basil, torn
¼ c mint, chopped
¼ c purple basil, torn
About ½ cup high quality extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste

Yields about 2 cups

Directions

Prep garlic, sweet & purple basil and mint per ingredient list.

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until it forms a smooth paste.  Add more oil if pesto is too dry. Ready for immediate use or can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to a week, or freeze individual cube sized portions for later use.

Tips

CK Pistachio Pesto adds flavor and depth to so many recipes .. perfect as a sauce for a quinoa pasta, also makes an incredible sandwich spread.  Add to salad dressings and soups or toss with grilled vegetables.

Click here to watch Ron prepare the dish!

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