Tips & Tricks

7 Amazing Ways To Make Homemade Pesto

Here are seven ideas for bringing this bright, herbaceous sauce to the next level.

When we think of pesto, the first thing to come to mind is the traditional basil combo, but there are all kinds of ingredients you can sub in for delicious takes on the classic, like mint for basil and almonds for pine nuts. (We love pesto so much we make big batches of it and freeze it for weeknight dinners.) Here are seven ideas for bringing this bright, herbaceous sauce to the next level.

Cilantro Pesto
Simply Scratch)

Pesto with Pea Shoots and Scapes
Jelly Toast Blog)

Spinach Pesto
Plated)

Dandelion Pumpkin Seed Pesto
The Kitchn)

Mint Pesto
Serious Eats)

Arugula-Pistachio Pesto
Bon Appetit)

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
Bake Your Day)

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