- Dave "Wendy's" Thomas born (1932)
Parsley Walnut Pesto Recipe
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1 cup toasted walnuts
- 1 ½ cups packed flat-leaf parsley
- ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- Sea salt
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Adapted from “Clean Start” by Terry Walters.
With food processor running, drop in garlic and process until minced. Turn off processor, scrape down the sides and add walnuts, parsley, olive oil, and lemon juice. Process to mince all ingredients together. Season to taste with salt and thin with olive oil to achieve desired consistency. Refrigerate or freeze in airtight container until ready to use.