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12 Fresh Takes on Pesto

Pesto is perfection! Now that spring is here, why not fall in love again with the rich, bright flavor of pesto? We’ve pulled together a few gorgeous dishes you’ll want to devour every day and twice on Saturdays. Toss the green stuff in a bowl and get cooking! You’re belly will be glad you did!

  • Fun New Ways to Make Pesto 1 of 13
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    Switch up the usual, and make these 12 funtastic pesto's for a fresh take on Spring eating!

  • Pumpkin Seed Pesto 2 of 13
    #1

    If your child has a nut allergy, try switching out pine nuts for pumpkin seeds in traditional pesto- it tastes just as great!
    Get the recipe for Pumpkin Seed Pesto

  • Sunflower Seed Pesto 3 of 13
    #2

    Sunflower seeds make a great pine nut substitute, and this Lemon Sunflower Pesto is bursting with spring flavor!
    Get the recipe for Lemon Sunflower Pesto

  • Spring Leek Pesto 4 of 13
    #3

    Leeks and walnuts give gourmet flavor to this Spring Leek Pesto Sauce!
    Get the recipe for Spring Leek Pesto

  • Vegan Walnut Pesto 5 of 13
    #4

    This vegan walnut pesto boasts miso paste and nutritional yeast as unique and flavorful ingredients!
    Get the recipe for Vegan Walnut Pesto

  • Garlic Scape Pesto 6 of 13
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    Garlic scape pesto is a great way to celebrate a spring harvest!
    Get the recipe for Garlic Scape Pesto

  • Cilantro Pesto 7 of 13
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    Try these California inspired Cilantro Pesto Quesadillas for a fresh twist on your usual pesto recipe!
    Get the recipe for Cilantro Pesto Quesadillas

  • Kale Pesto 8 of 13
    #7

    Sneak some greens into your meal- add kale to your pesto!
    Get the recipe for Kale Pesto

  • Arugula & Meyer Lemon Pasta 9 of 13
    #8

    Shake up your pesto with arugula and meyer lemon- you won't be disappointed!
    Get the recipe for Arugula and Meyer Lemon Pesto

  • Toasted Pepito Kale Pesto 10 of 13
    #9 copy

    This Toasted Pepito Kale Pesto is a tongue-twister worth trying!
    Get the recipe for Toaste Pepito Kale Pesto

  • Broccoli Pesto 11 of 13
    #9a

    Don't tell your little one there's broccoli in this pesto and they'll never know!
    Get the recipe for Broccoli Pesto

  • Rockstar Pesto 12 of 13
    #9b

    This Rockstar Pesto is pumped up with pistachios, walnuts, and a jalapeno for some kick!
    Get the recipe for Rockstar Pesto

  • Pea, Broccoli & Asparagus Pesto 13 of 13
    #9c

    Throw some peas, broccoli, and asparagus into the blender with your pesto for an extra veggie boost!
    Get the recipe for Peas, Broccoli & Asparagus Pesto

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