Italian pestos are so good that I can’t think of a better way to enjoy them than to add them to my life. 

Pesto is one of the best things about Italian food.

There are so many ways to eat pesto, from homemade to the store-bought variety.

 Italian food can be a little confusing to try out new recipes.

The basics of how to make pesto are pretty straight forward, but it can get pretty tricky to know how to properly process a pesto and make the right mix of flavors.

I’ll give you a rundown of my current pesto recipes.

You can see some other excellent Italian recipes at The Recipe Kitchen.

Here’s how to prepare pesto in a blender or food processor.


The basic recipe: Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat.


Add garlic and onions and saute until they are translucent.


Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, pesto sauce, and salt.


Let it simmer for about 3 minutes.


Add some chopped parsley and season with more salt. 


Let the sauce simmer for an additional 30 minutes. 


Once it’s cooked, transfer the saucepan to the fridge to cool.


Once the sauce is cool, pour the pesto into a blender and blend until smooth. 


 Add some more pesto if you’d like. 


Serve pesto with fresh pasta, rice, or pasta sauce. 


The next step is to add some fresh basil to your pesto. 


Use a salad bowl or bowl of a food processor to make a smooth pesto using about 2 tablespoons of pesto per cup of basil.2.

Mix all the ingredients together.


Add your pestos to your salad and top with a little olive oil or butter. 

This recipe is so easy to make and tastes fantastic.

You can see how it’s different from other pesto that’s out there.

If you’ve been looking for a great pesto for a party, this is the perfect recipe to give it a go. 

I’m really glad that this pesto has been a success.

If you’re looking for more pestos, I recommend this recipe for pesto pasta sauce and pesto pesto salad. 

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