This recipe makes a great snack or appetizer that is both healthy and refreshing. Best of all, it can be made in 15 minutes or less!

Fennel Pesto
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A fresh twist on the classic basil sauce. Fennel fronds are are often passed over for the use of the bulb. Don't trash them, put them to delicious use in this versatile pesto.
Servings Prep Time
8 of 2 Tbsp 15 minutes
Cook Time
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Servings Prep Time
8 of 2 Tbsp 15 minutes
Cook Time
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Fennel Pesto
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A fresh twist on the classic basil sauce. Fennel fronds are are often passed over for the use of the bulb. Don't trash them, put them to delicious use in this versatile pesto.
Servings Prep Time
8 of 2 Tbsp 15 minutes
Cook Time
0
Servings Prep Time
8 of 2 Tbsp 15 minutes
Cook Time
0
Ingredients
Servings: of 2 Tbsp
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Instructions
  1. In a food processor or blender, combine minced garlic and salt. Add pine nuts and pulse until finely processed. Add Parmesan cheese, fennel fronds and olive oil pulsing between each addition to blend. Continue blending until smooth. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. (freeze for up to 3 months)
Recipe Notes

This recipe makes about 2 cups of pesto and finding ways to use it isn't hard.   Server the pesto as a spread with simple crackers or a dip with fresh vegetables.   Perk up a pizza by swapping the usual tomato sauce for fennel pesto or top grilled fish with a dollop - delicious!

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