Put the summer’s generous bounty of basil to work with this simple, quick recipe for bright, zesty pesto. Plus, we’ve got tasty recipe ideas (pesto on a burger!) and a few twists on traditional basil pesto. Tastes like summer!
Quick-and-Easy Pesto Recipe
Cost per serving: 80¢
This 5-minute pesto recipe makes a big batch that you can store in the fridge for 2 weeks or up to 3 months in the freezer. Think outside the (pasta) box: Use pesto on toast, eggs, corn on the cob and tomato-mozzarella salads.
Total time: 5 min.
Ingredients to shop for:
• Fresh basil (4 cups)
• Pine nuts
Ingredients you may already have:
• Salt and pepper
• Extra-virgin olive oil
See recipe: Quick-and-Easy Pesto