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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pesto a la Monica




Pesto a la Monica

This pesto is great spread onto bread, in sandwiches, as a dip for veggies or mixed into pasta.  It is fresh, bold and will make any recipe stand out at any meal or get together.


Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of Italian flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup of sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup of finely chopped white onion
  • 1 clove of garlic, grated
  • 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon of grated Parmesan or Romano Cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of capers 
  • 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • sea salt to taste


 Instructions:

1.  Add all the ingredients except for the olive oil to a food processor or a blender.  Pulse until ingredients are finely chopped.

2.  Add olive oil to the mixture.  Pulse 1-2 more times.

3.  Add mixture to a serving bowl and enjoy!