Forget the Green Pesto, Get Ready for Red!

October 13, 2021
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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

A striking red pesto loaded with the distinct tart of dried tomatoes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 204 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. Place the tomatoes in a small pot and cover them with water, then get it boiling. When it's boiling, take the pot off the heat let the tomatoes soften for about 10 minutes. Drain the water out.

  2. In a blender, add the softened tomatoes, basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and salt. Blend that stuff until it's mixed, then slowly add the olive oil, about 1/4 cup at a time. Keep blending until the mixture is smooth.

 

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