Rapini Pesto

Rapini Pesto

  • Preparation 15 min
  • Cooking 5 min
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 2 cups (500 ml)
  • Freezes Yes

This delicious pesto recipe starring rapini is delicious served with arancini, with pasta, in sandwiches or on pizza.

  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Egg-free

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Ingredients

    • ½ lb (225 g) rapini, trimmed (see note)
    • 1 garlic clove, peeled
    • 1 cup (250 ml) olive oil
    • ½ cup (35 g) Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
    • ½ cup (35 g) Pecorino cheese, freshly grated
    • 1/3 cup (45 g) roasted pine nuts or 1/3 cup (35 g) roasted sliced almonds

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Rapini are often sold in 1-lb (450 g) bunches. This pesto recipe can easily be doubled or you can blanch the entire bunch of rapini and serve half of it as is alongside mozzarella arancini (see recipe).

Personal Note

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