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Basil pesto recipes - 4 recipes

By Sarahpph

This is my favorite sauce in my homemade pizza recipes, but I like to transform it into an avocado pesto sauce (and I can use the leftover avocados to make guacamole, hehe). You can check out my delicious recipe for vegan pizza here. It had my Texan meat-eater friends asking for more. Have a look. I really think that a handful of chopped pinenuts gives this sauce the extra edge, and I also use it (with or without avocados) as a pasta sauce when I'm strapped for time. You'll be surprised how easy it is to make, and once you learn, you'll never look back.

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No-Bake Nutella Mousse

This light, airy Nutella Mousse is the perfect no-bake dessert.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • Cream Cheese
  • Nutella
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Milk
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate shavings or sprinkles

METHOD

  1. Mix together cream cheese, Nutella, sugar, and vanilla extract
  2. In another bowl, whip milk to soft peaks using an electric mixer 
  3. Stir in with Nutella mixture
  4. Pour into glasses and top with whipped cream
  5. Add chocolate shavings or sprinkles
  6. Serve!

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Toast pine nuts until golden brown

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 pound grated parmigiano reggiano cheese
  • 3 ounces pine nuts (a handful)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • popped from skin
  • 1 bunch basil
  • about 40 to 50 leaves
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Assemble sandwich and grill until golden brown and the cheese has melted, about 2 to 3 minutes per side

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 1 large ripe tomato at room temperature
  • sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 ball fresh mozzarella cheese at room temperature
  • sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 4 Tbsp basil pesto sauce
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
4.4/5 (8 Votes)

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Healthy Yummy Easy Pasta for two

  • 1/4 tsp Olive oil
  • 1/4 lb Chicken (boneless Skinless)
  • 1 green onion
  • one 8 oz can of artichoke hearts
  • 1 tbsp. basil pesto
  • 1 tbsp. sour cream
  • 2 oz penne pasta
  • parmesan cheese
4.2/5 (5 Votes)

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In mini-chop, chop garlic to mince

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 C packed fresh basil
  • 1 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 6-8 tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp walnuts
  • toasted
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • red pepper flakes
  • chopped walnuts
  • toasted
  • fresh basil
  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • chopped
2.3/5 (10 Votes)

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