Leek Pesto

Ingredients

1 leek trimmed (use the enitre leek)
2 cloves garlic chopped
1/4 cup spinach or parsley- lightly chopped
2 tablespoons pinenuts
2 tablespoons parmesan shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon honey
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup fresh basil chopped

Preparation

1
Blanch the leek and rinse to cool. Drain on a paper towel to remove any excess water.
2
Lightly chop the leek and place in a food processor with all of the other ingredients. Process until smooth. Serve immediately.

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I made a leek pesto last night and tossed it w some angel hair pasta. It tasted like spring. Toss in some fresh blanched peas and some roasted asparagus for a great meal. Doing a quick blanch on the leek -will help to cut any bitterness.

Yield:

1 servings

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 9:30am

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