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Refreshing Summer Pesto

A delicious and refreshing summer pesto sauce great for any summer day! This pesto can be tossed with pasta, added to rice, or can be rubbed over fish or chicken, yum!!!

Course: Sauces

Cuisine: Vegetarian

Main Ingredient: Vegetables

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 2 hr

Total Time: 2 hr 15 min



  • 2 cups washed fresh basil loosely packed
  • 12 cup pine nuts
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1412 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt to taste


  1. Combine basil, pine nuts, and garlic in food processor or blender.
  2. Blend until mixture becomes course.
  3. Add lemon juice and olive oil slowly, pulsing the mixture and adding oil until pesto reaches desired consistency.
  4. Season with sea salt to taste.
  5. Refrigerate for 2 hours to allow flavors to meld.

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