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Asparagus Pesto

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Ingredients
  Fresh asparagus 1 Pound
  Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Walnuts/Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Time savor gourmet garlic and spring onion blend 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Trim the asparagus to remove any tough ends.

MAKING
2) Cook the asparagus in boiling water for about 4 minutes, till it is crisp tender but not too soft.
3) Drain and rinse the cooked asparagus under icy cold water. Coarsely chop into 1 inch pieces.
4) All the asparagus and all the remaining ingredients to a food processor and blend for about 1 minute (on high) till a smooth mixture is formed. Scrape the bowl as and when necessary.

SERVING
5) Serve the pesto as and when preferred. It makes a good accompaniment to appetizers like tomato slices or crostini. To store, simple pack the sauce in an air-tight jar and place in a cool, dry place.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes

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