An intriguing spin on the Italian classic basil-and-pine-nut pesto, this sauce complements all sorts of roasted or grilled vegetables and meats.

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 1/4 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Spread almonds in a single layer on a rimmed baking pan. Roast almonds until golden beneath the skin and fragrant, about 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature.

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  • In a food processor, finely chop garlic. Add almonds and whirl until coarsely chopped. Add parsley, olive oil, salt, and red chile flakes and whirl until parsley is finely chopped. Add parmesan cheese and pulse to combine.

  • Make ahead: Up to 1 day, chilled.

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; calories from fat 92%; protein 3.1g; fat 27g; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 2.7g; fiber 1.4g; sodium 140mg; cholesterol 2.6mg.
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