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Broccoli Pesto

Made with a handful of basic ingredients, this vibrant broccoli pesto is insanely easy to make. Toss it with pasta for a delicious weeknight dinner!

If we’re getting technical, this broccoli pesto isn’t really a pesto at all. It’s missing one of the key ingredients that makes pesto, pesto: nuts! Pine nuts are a signature...


Pesto Pizza

This pesto pizza recipe will be a hit at your next pizza night! Topped with basil pesto, mozzarella, and tomatoes, it's simple, classic, and SO flavorful.

...grated pecorino or Parmesan cheese. Use a different pesto. My kale pesto would be fantastic! Make it vegan. Start with my vegan pesto recipe, and skip the mozzarella. After the...


Arugula Pesto

No basil? No problem. This arugula pesto is creamy and bright, with a peppery kick from the arugula. We love it on pasta, veggies, and more!

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you know that I love riffing on pesto. Vegan pesto, kale pesto, broccoli pesto… This arugula pesto recipe is my newest...


Vegan Pesto

No Parmesan? No problem. This easy vegan pesto recipe is a breeze to make, and it's every bit as bright, nutty, and delicious as the traditional version.

When I make pesto, I almost always make this vegan pesto recipe. Don’t get me wrong, I love traditional basil pesto, but this vegan version is just as good. Classic...


Easy Pesto Pasta

Learn how to make pesto pasta with this quick & easy recipe! With bright, bold flavor, it's one of our favorite weeknight dinners. terms of combining bold flavor and easy prep. How to Make Pesto Pasta As I said above, making pesto pasta is easy. Here’s all you need to do: Blend...


Easy Kale Pesto

This vibrant kale pesto recipe comes together in 5 minutes flat! Nutty and bright, it's delicious on pasta, pizza, sandwiches, bowls, and more.

...on a sandwich. The options are endless! Kale Pesto Recipe Ingredients Ready to make kale pesto? Here’s what you’ll need: Fresh kale, of course! You’ll just use the leaves and...


Pesto Pasta Salad

Tossed with a vibrant basil pesto and filled with veggies, this pesto pasta salad is fresh and delicious. Serve it for dinner, or pack it up for a picnic!

...hint of spice. Find the complete recipe with measurements below. How to Make Pesto Pasta Salad To make this pesto pasta salad, you’ll start by cooking the pasta in a...


Basil Pesto Recipe

Pesto is one of my favorite condiments to keep on hand. Try these easy, fun pesto recipe variations to brighten pasta, salads, roasted veggies & more!

...meal, whether you feel like cooking or not. What is pesto, and how do I make it? Traditional pesto is a blend of fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, extra-virgin olive...


Pesto Havarti Macaroni

This creamy havarti macaroni recipe uses under 10 ingredients, so it's super easy to make. I add dollops of pesto and peas to brighten it up.

...the pesto. I made this recipe with a super-green spinach pepita pesto, and it was delicious. Of course, a classic basil pesto would be excellent, as would kale pesto, or...


Broccoli Pesto Mac & Cheese

The ultimate mac & cheese mix in - broccoli pesto! A yummy way to get your kids to eat more veggies.

...broccoli florets until the broccoli is warmed through. Stir in a few scoops of pesto. Serve with extra pesto and optional toppings on the side. Store extra pesto in the...

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Photograph of Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews in their kitchen

Hello, we're Jeanine and Jack.

We love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! We create & photograph vegetarian recipes from our home in Chicago, while our shiba pups eat the kale stems that fall on the kitchen floor.