PESTO THREE WAYS

Pesto 3 ways
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Servings: 25
INGREDIENTS
PESTO GENOVESE
  • 2 bunches of Basil
  • ½ bunch of Italian Parsley (depending upon the size of the bunch you may need a full bunch or if you want the flavors a little milder)
  • cup ¼ of grated Romano Cheese
  • cup ¼ toasted pine nuts or walnuts
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • cup ¼ of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
SUN DRIED TOMATO PESTO
  • 3-4 oz sun dried tomatoes reconstituted
  • cup ¼ of grated Romano Cheese
  • cup ¼ toasted pine nuts or walnuts
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • cup ¼ of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
ARUGULA PESTO
  • 3 cups of arugula leaves
  • cup ¼ salted pistachios
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
INSTRUCTIONS
PESTO GENOVESE
  1. Remove the leaves from the basil and parsley, do not use the stems
  2. To toast your pine nuts get a pan sauté pan very hot , then turn off the heat, and add your pine nuts. Keep the pine nuts moving around so they toast without burning.
  3. Place them into your food processor, Pulse it until its minced very well.
  4. Add garlic, toasted pine nuts, and grated Romano Cheese, pulse to combine
  5. Drizzle in the Olive Oil until it has a nice smooth consistency without looking oily
SUN DRIED TOMATO PESTO
  1. Reconstitute sun dried tomatoes then drain thoroughly
  2. Add sun dried tomatoes to food processor and pulse until it turns to paste
  3. To toast your pine nuts get a pan saute pan very hot , then turn off the heat, and add your pine nuts. Keep the pine nuts moving around so they toast without burning
  4. Add garlic, toasted pine nuts, and grated Romano Cheese, pulse to combine
  5. Drizzle in the Olive Oil until it has a nice smooth consistency without looking oily
ARUGULA PESTO
  1. Clean and wash your arugula leaves, pat dry in paper towels
  2. In the bowl of your food processor, add the arugula, garlic clove and pistachios. Pulse until fully blended and finely chopped.
  3. Add Gorgonzola Cheese and Olive Oil, and pulse until well blended