Everyday Basil Pesto VIDEO

In my latest book, Weelicious Lunches, I share the top 10 foods I always have on hand in my refrigerator and pantry. Number 3 on the list is Everyday Pesto. It's the easiest recipe to make and a fun way to get your kids involved in cooking by letting them help you put all the ingredients in the food processor. You can use this pesto to mix into pasta, rice, quinoa or even to coat on chicken or fish before or after cooking to add a tons of flavor and moisture. It can be used as a base to create a variety of recipes like Egg Pesto Melts while adding a ton of oomph!

Speaking of food that's green, it just dawned on me that St. Patrick's Day is next Monday. Since I'm such a big fan of using natural green coloring in holiday themed food, I have 23 Dye Free recipes that are perfect for St. Patty's. I even created an entire St. Patty's Day menu on my new menu planning service, Weelicious Menus, to help you get in the mood and celebrate whether you're born with the luck of the Irish or not.

Watch this video to help you get started making something tasty, but also a fun way to get ready for St Patrick's Day!

Everyday Basil Pesto Video from Weelicious

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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  • Theresa

    Hey there Can I do the pesto with out pine nut's?

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    • Catherine McCord

      Yes you can! You can use just about any nut or seed you want! You can omit completely, but it will change the flavor of the pesto!

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  • Gzech

    Question: In the video it states to use Kosher salt but the cookbook says salt so which should i use?

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    • Catherine McCord

      I tend to use kosher salt for almost everything, but you can use whatever kind of salt you prefer!

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  • Neela Mehta

    Basil pesto looks delicious . I will give a try. Thx

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  • Neela Mehta

    Can this pesto will work without cheese? What else could be used instead of cheese?

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    • Catherine McCord

      You can omit the cheese and it will change the flavor, but not the texture! If you still want some cheesy flavor, try adding a bit of nutritional yeast !

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