Garbanzo, Basil and Pine Nut Pesto

Garbanzo, Basil and Pine Nut Pesto

Garbanzo, Basil and Pine Nut Pesto



Servings:
6
Quantity
Ingredients
2, 14.28 oz. cans
Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos, rinsed and drained
2 each
Garlic cloves, minced
1 cup
Fresh basil
1/2 cup
Pine nuts, toasted
1/2 cup
Parmesan cheese, fresh grated
1/4 cup
Lemon juice, fresh squeezed
1/4 teaspoon
Black pepper
1 teaspoon
Kosher salt
3/4 cup
Extra virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon
Hot sauce (Tapatío)
  1. In a food processor or blender, add Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos, garlic, basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, black pepper, and salt.
  2. Blend ingredients until smooth; about 1 minute.
  3. While food processor is running, in a slow, steady stream, add olive oil to garbanzo mixture. Blend until olive oil is incorporated, and pesto is smooth. Mix in hot sauce.
  4. Use a rubber spatula, transfer pesto from food processor to a serving bowl. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
  5. Serve Garbanzo, Basil and Pine Nut Pesto as a side dish with grilled chicken or shrimp, or as a dip with vegetable crudité or chips. Buon Appetito! .  

* Recipe created by Chef Giacomo Pagano on behalf of Mangia, Inc. ™

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