Our Kitchen

Asparagus Pesto

Nothing sounds better than this amazing pesto that can be added to some of your favorite foods.Our family loves asparagus.Besides just roasting it with a drizzle of olive oil and a dash of sea salt,pesto is the other simple way to enjoy it.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast for non dairy
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts or toasted almond slivers
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. 1. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Cook asparagus in boiling water to cover 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. 2. Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain. Coarsely chop asparagus.
  3. 3. Process asparagus, cheese, and remaining ingredients in a food processor 30 seconds to 1 minute or until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.

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