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Pistachio Pesto - Coated String Beans

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Pistachio Pesto - Coated String Beans

Yields 6 - 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 cups fresh basil
  • 1/2cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups California shelled pistachios
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh string beans
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a food processor combine garlic cloves, olive-oil and basil. Process until smooth.
  2. Add in pistachios and combine well.
  3. Boil string beans in water for about 3 min. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  4. Coat string beans with pesto sauce.
  5. Serve cold.

Resource: California Pistachio Commission

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