recipe: garlic free pesto

pine nuts is the only tree nut that k is able to eat (according to the last allergy test) so i decided to make pesto! basic pesto recipe includes garlic and cheese but i decided to go even bare bones with just pine nuts, basil and oil.

my first dish for k with pesto was with pasta. k ate it all up!

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garlic free pestoingredients

  • 4 oz pine nuts
  • 2 oz organic basil
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • water, as needed


  1. in a small blender, grind the pine nuts.
  2. then throw in the basil and puree.
  3. add extra virgin olive oil and 1 to 2 Tbsp water. add more water as needed.

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