Pesto Turkey Squares

Quick, easy and delicious!  What more do you need to know? 1 (8 oz) can crescent rolls or crescent sheet 1/4 basil pesto 1/2 cup cubed cooked turkey or ham 1 1/4 cups (5 oz) shredded Italian cheese blend 2 medium Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced 1  Unroll dough and place on greased cookie sheet, pressing/rolling … Continue reading

Baked Pesto Chicken

This was delicious and so easy!  My son Zach sent me the recipe so I made it for Sunday dinner and it was perfect.  I made the pesto fresh from my garden, you can find that recipe here but of course you can use store bought pesto to make it even easier. 5 boneless, skinless … Continue reading

Lemon Pesto Pasta

I am aware that this perhaps does not look that good however if you love lemon, then you will absolutely love this pasta, it was to die for! pesto 2 whole lemons 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper pasta 16 oz pasta of your … Continue reading

Almond Mint Pesto

Since Bob loved the mint pesto so much, I thought I’d experiment with some other recipes and give him a variety so here is mint pesto #2.  This one comes from Good Housekeeping. 2 cups mint 2 tablespoons roasted salted almonds 1 clove garlic 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice … Continue reading

Mint Pesto

I planted 1 mint plant in my garden and it is huge!  So I’ve been looking for ways to use the mint and discovered that you can make pesto with mint so I thought I’d give it a try since everyone around here loves the basil pesto.  I took one bite and thought I was … Continue reading

Loaded Pesto Pasta Salad

I’m not the world’s greatest gardener but this year my basil has exploded!  Take a look: So as you might imagine, there has been a lot of pesto around here lately.  I really like to eat it cold so the other night I threw together this pasta salad.  Enjoy! 1 recipe Fresh Basil Pesto (found … Continue reading

Grilled Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad

Courtney and Jaren came over for dinner last night so in my quest to still take advantage of all the yummies from our garden that is slowly starting to wind down, I made Balsamic Bruschetta and this oh so good pasta salad.  It comes from “My Recipes” and was yummy and easy to make, especially … Continue reading