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Almond mint pesto

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups mint
  • 2 tbsp roasted salted almonds
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp each of salt and pepper
  • ⅟₃ cup extra-virgin olive oil

Recipe Directions

  1. With a food processor or blender, pulse 2 cups mint, 2 tbsp roasted salted almonds, 1 clove garlic, ½ tsp freshly grated lemon peel, 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice and ¼ tsp each of salt and pepper until coarsely chopped.
  2. With the processor or blender running, add ⅟₃ cup extra-virgin olive oil; purée until coarsely ground. Makes 1 cup.
  Toss with 440g cooked pasta or serve with grilled chicken.

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