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Simple Pantry Pesto

By March 30, 2020June 6th, 2020No Comments

Simple Pantry Pesto

We need more easy recipes! So I made this recipe just for you.

This delicious and easy to make pantry pesto is simple to make and you can replace many of the ingredients for what we have in this recipe. For example, if you like to use pine nuts or lemon or cheese, go for it! We didn’t use those things in this recipe, but you’re welcome to.

Once we made the recipe we then put the pesto into meatballs, and they’re super yummy. All we did was add 2 Tbsp of the pesto to 1 Lb of turkey meat- mixed it together and made the meatballs!

Enjoy this recipe!

Simple Pantry Pesto

Get my simple pantry pesto recipe right here
Servings: 6
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins


  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 bunch parsley (or use dried- 6 tbsp)
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 5 Tbsp basil (fresh or dried)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper


  • Wash and combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor
  • Blend or process until smooth- about 1-2 minutes
  • Use in your favorite recipes!
  • We put this pesto in turkey meatballs; 2 Tbsp in 1 lb of ground turkey
  • Cook with and enjoy! You can store for 7-10 days in the fridge
Course: entrees, healthy meal, sauces
Cuisine: gluten free, healthy, vegan
Keyword: dairy free, nut free, pesto, pesto sauce, sauce

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