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Pesto

A topper for pastas, pizzas, and meats, pesto is an herb-based sauce that mixes basil, cheese, pine nuts, and olive oil. While fresh and delicious in its most basic form, more inventive pesto recipes include spicy mango, carrot-pistachio, and mint-parsley pesto. Find your perfect pesto here.

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Sauteed spinach gives this classic basil pesto a wintery feel. Hazelnuts bring out the basil's sweet side, and freshly grated Pecorino adds a savory tang that Parmesan can't match. This blend will wake up any sleepy omelet.

recipe

This recipe was created with flexibility in mind, and is a great way to use up leftover ingredients. Adjust the quantity of the ingredients depending on what you have, the flavors you like, and the number you're serving. This photo shows three variations of ingredients: cilantro and almonds; parsley, walnut, and Parmesan cheese; and basil, pine nut, and Parmesan cheese.