Desiree's Recipes
Awesome BBSO Scramble
Brandy Vanilla Cream
Butter Rum Sauce
Chicken Crepes with Garlic & Sour Cream
Cream of Tomato Soup
Five Green Pesto Sauce
Italian Potato Salad
Greens Pie
Honey Lemon Garlic Chicken
Lemon Squares
Sweet Potato Frittata
Thai Sausage Salad
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Vanilla Crisps
Vicious Brownies
Vicious Chocolate Cake

Five Green Pesto Sauce

  • 2-3 bunches fresh sweet basil
  • 1 bag fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 - 1 bunch fresh mustard greens
  • 10-15 fresh dino kale leaves
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 8 oz pine nuts
  • 10-20 fresh garlic cloves
  • 500ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz cream

Thoroughly wash and dry greens. Stuff as many leaves into food processor as possible. Add 3-4 garlic cloves, 1/4 cup pine nuts, pour in some oil, start processor. Punch down any leaves that aren't pulled into the swirl. Add cream and more oil until mixture has consistency of molasses. Scoop mixture into a large bowl. Repeat additions of greens, oil, nuts, garlic and cream until all ingredients are processed. Stir mixture together. Store in vacuum sealed jars in refrigerator to keep as fresh and bright green as possible.

Serving: Mix 1-2 tablespoons of pesto with egg noodles; zap slightly in microwave to warm. Sprinkle shredded parmesan on top, season with salt&pepper to taste.



Last update to this page: 26 May 06. Send comments, questions or suggestions to Desiree McCrorey.