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Basil and Spinach Pesto

Executive chef Michael Lina says this fresh spinach and basil pesto helped several dishes soar to menu best sellers. He suggests using it on everything from sandwiches and flatbread to grilled meats and seafood.

Ingredients for

Basil and Spinach Pesto


1¼ pounds fresh basil

¼ pound fresh spinach

3 large garlic cloves

Juice of ½ lemon

½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

¾ cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions for

Basil and Spinach Pesto

Place all ingredients, except oil, in a blender or food processor and pulse several times. Slowly drizzle in olive oil while blending. Season with salt to taste.

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