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Uses for pesto

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Homemade Basil Pesto

Basil pesto is a versatile and vibrant sauce that has been enjoyed for centuries. Made with simple ingredients like fresh basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil, this homemade delight adds a burst of flavor to countless dishes.


  • 3 cups Basil, fresh slightly packed leaves
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 1 tsp Lemon, zest
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
How to Use Leftover Pesto * Dish Ideas

Creative Uses for Pesto Sauce will give you a few ideas on how to use this delicious spread. The possibilites are endless from appetizers to dinner.

Ways to use basil pesto

Pesto is such a versatile ingredient, dip and topping. Indulge your pesto love with these fun and creative ideas for using basil pesto, plus a list of recipes to try! Recently I shared (at long last) how to make homemade basil pesto. It’s so crazy easy - just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes. And the...Read More

15 Quick and Easy Meals You Can Make with Pesto

Whether you make a batch from scratch on Sundays or just grab a few jars from the store, keep some pesto at the ready for these 15 recipes.

Basil Pesto Bread Rounds Recipe

122 · 18 minutes · A very easy and versatile recipe of a pesto topping on French bread slices. One of my most requested recipes! Great for potlucks, or as an accompaniment to soup or salad meals. Try them with sun-dried tomato pesto!


  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/3 cup Basil pesto
  • 2/3 cup Mayonnaise
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Salt
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French baguette
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
9 Ways to Use Jarred Creamy Pesto Sauce - Eat, Drink, and Save Money

If you know anything about me, online or in person, you know that when it comes to food I’m always trying to find a marriage between deliciousness, simplicity, healthy living, and affordability. You know, unicorn foods. This is one reason that I’ve been a blogger with Moms Meet for so long. This program always allows...

How long does pesto last in the fridge?

Not sure how much longer that pesto jar will last? Learn more about how to extend the shelf life of pesto, whether homemade or storebought!

30+ Recipes that Use Pesto

Wondering how to use up that container of pesto? Here are 30+ amazingly delicious recipes that use pesto. Pastas, salads, soups and more!

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