Easy Broccoli Pesto
Broccoli pesto is a delicious dressing or dip any time of day. This recipe is also nut-free.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 1-2 small garlic cloves depending on how spicy you want your pesto!
- 1 cup lightly packed basil leaves
- ½ cup grated Romano cheese
- ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
- Squeeze of a ¼ lemon
- Pinch of salt to taste
Steam the broccoli first using a steamer basket for 6-7 minutes, or until soft but still bright green. Drain well.
In a large food processor, add the steamed broccoli, garlic, basil, cheese, and lemon juice. Process until well blended.
Pour the olive oil into the pesto in a slow stream until well mixed and desired texture reached.
Taste and add salt as needed.
Store in the refrigerator. Serve warm or chilled.