The pesto it is a typically Ligurian preparation. In its traditional recipe contains basil leaves, pine nuts, extra virgin olive oil, pecorino cheese and garlic. But the possible versions are many, with different ingredients to perfectly match first is food: yes, because pesto is easily transformed into a sauce for seasoning salads, meat and fish, in addition to enriching in a greedy way pasta and rice.
Do you want an alternative recipe? We offer you many ideas for a different pesto from the Ligurian one. Try the zucchini pesto, delicate and very simple to prepare: the ingredients to put in the mixer are roughly the same as the pesto tradition, plus, of course, the zucchini, which you will have first stewed in a pan.
For a first greedy, find the recipe of risotto with walnut pesto made from a mix of parsley, shallots, walnut kernels and pecorino. Or that of the spaghetti with green beans and dried tomato pesto, with a typically Mediterranean flavor. Delicious!
Have you ever tried the pesto sauce in the Trapani's style made with almonds, fresh tomatoes and basil? It is a very aromatic and fresh condiment, typical of western Sicily. Another Sicilian regional recipe is that of pistachio pesto, delicious fresh and appetizing sauce, ideal for seasoning pasta, croutons and bruschetta.
Do you want to surprise your guests with a tasty, tasty and fragrant first course? Try to season the pasta with the pumpkin pesto and cinnamon nuts! If you want to prepare it in good quantities and maintain it over time, we also give you directions to keep it in jars.
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