Classic pesto is always a favorite, but you don’t have to stay inside that box! I have 21 Unique Pesto Recipes to mix up your dinner game and keep those taste buds interested. It’s a great way to sneak in a lot of veggies, too!
Pesto is a classic sauce, usually served on pasta, that is traditionally made from basil, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and parmesan cheese. Loved all around the world, this green sauce originated in Genoa, Italy.
Did you know that any pesto sauce made without pine nuts is technically called a pistou? But that doesn’t interest us. We won’t be picky!
Mix it up with these 21 Unique Pesto Recipes
#1 Spinach Machinga Pesto
#2 Carrot Top Pesto
#3 Beet Pesto
#4 Broccoli Rabe Pesto
#5 Spinach Pesto
#6 Lemon Balm Herb Pesto
#7 Radish Greens Pesto
#8 Raw Kale Pesto
#9 Lemon Pepper Arugula Cashew Pesto
#10 Vegan Basil and Parsley Pesto
#11 Spring Pea Pesto with Basil and Mint
#12 Arugula Pesto
#13 Sun Dried Tomato Pistachio Pesto
#14 Dairy Free Basil Pesto
#15 Broccoli Almond Pesto
#16 Toasted Almond Arugula Pesto
#17 Sicilian Pesto with Ricotta and Walnuts
#18 Dairy Free Spinach Kale Pesto
#19 Edamame Pasta
#20 Vegan Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
#21 Pea Pesto with Hemp Hearts
There you have it, friends!! No excuse not to add all of these heart healthy ingredients to your diet. Which unique pesto recipe are you going to try? That Sicilian pesto is calling my name!
Don’t know what to do with the pesto now that you’ve made it? Here are some great ideas!
– Swap out the artichoke pesto for whatever pesto you have in these Keto Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms.
– Toss your pesto with pasta and sprinkle with scrumptious toppings like this Spring Pesto Pasta does!
– One Pan Chicken and Veggies works with any of these unique pesto recipes. Try them all!
– Use a big spoonful of pesto instead of the gremolata on this Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Bacon.