Pepita Pesto
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Pepita Pesto

Add a global flair to the classic Italian pesto. Use mint and parsley instead of basil. Change up the nuts to pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds) and flavor with garam masala, a Northern Indian spice blend. Photo credit: Adrianna Adarme from A Cozy Kitchen.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 354

    Calories

  • 8

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

(1/4 cup)

Servings

  • 2 cups fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup unsalted pepitas, (shelled pumpkin seeds) toasted
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Garam Masala Blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • Place parsley, mint, pepitas, Parmesan cheese, garlic, garam masala and salt in food processor; cover. Process just until smooth. Gradually add oil with machine running. Process until well blended and smooth

  • Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 1 week

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