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Sage Pesto (Recipe)

Sage Pesto (Recipe)


Dress up your fall pastas, sandwiches and pizzas with this terrific sage pesto. Store in the fridge and use within three days.

1 Cup toasted pine nuts
1 1/2 Cups firmly packed fresh sage leaves
1/2 Cup flat-leaf parsley
1/4 Cup chopped garlic
1/2 Cup olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon

1. In a food processor, combine pine nuts, sage, parsley and garlic. With the processor on, pour olive oil in a steady stream and continue until smooth.
2. Transfer pesto to a medium bowl. Stir in lemon juice and season with salt to taste.

Recipe Adapted From: Three Sisters.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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2:13PM PDT on Oct 25, 2013

Insteresting. Worth to try.

1:27AM PDT on Oct 21, 2013


1:22AM PDT on Oct 21, 2013

Thanks for sharing

12:03AM PDT on Oct 21, 2013

Sounds lovely. Good way to use up my sage now that the season's coming to an end.

9:31AM PDT on Oct 20, 2013


5:21PM PDT on Oct 19, 2013

OMG! I bet this tastes so good. I will never for get the very first time I tasted Pesto. I didn't expect to like it at all, but it was amazing. It certainly tastes better than it looks. LOL

8:58AM PDT on Oct 19, 2013

Hört sich ungewöhnlich an, aber ich werde es probieren :)

7:42AM PDT on Oct 19, 2013


2:08PM PDT on Oct 18, 2013

It sounds amazing, like, I'd put this on everything, but can I make it without the garlic?
Im fine with garlic, really, but sometimes, pesto is added to sandwiches, and the idea of a garlicy sandwich is...not that kool :/

1:27PM PDT on Oct 18, 2013


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