Simple Saturday Pestos

August 6, 2011

The possibilities of how to use pesto are endless; spruce up sandwiches, pastas, salads, fresh veggies, and crackers. Pesto also adds a nice blast of nutrients to the diet, thanks to the beneficial fat and protein from the nuts, seeds, and oil.

These five simple pestos take your favorite spread to the next level.

Leek
Similar to a classic pesto, but with a few twists.

Thyme
Basil takes a back seat to parsley and thyme.

Walnut
A perfect spread to add more omega-3's to your diet.

Jalapeno
Kick things up a notch with hot peppers.

Middle Eastern
A completely new flavor profile.

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