Pesto Green Beans
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Serves: 2
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons simple basil pesto (only basil and olive oil)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • 1-2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • ½ pound green beans, trimmed and steamed or boiled to desire level of doneness
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Combine the garlic, simple basil pesto, pine nuts, and cheese in a food processor and roughly pulse. Toss the pesto with the hot, cooked green beans. Finish by drizzling with olive oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
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