Did you know that pesto can be so much more than basil, Parmesan and olive oil? The word pesto is actually a generic term for anything that is made by pounding, so the ingredients can be as varied as the sauce itself. For example, take this version. . . I had a boat load of cilantro in the garden, so I was experimenting to see what would turn up when I threw everything in the Vitamix. The result is pure goodness. My recipe takes away the greasiness of the olive oil (most recipes call for a half cup or more!), plus adds some veggies to the mix.
I mixed it with pasta, and served chicken on top. The next day, I [Read more…] about Delish Dish: Cilantro and Pistachio Pesto