Fire Roasted Tomato and Crunchy Almond Pesto

Fire Roasted Tomato and Crunchy Almond Pesto

This Fire Roasted Tomato and Crunchy Almond Pesto was used in this recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Fire Roasted Tomato and Crunchy Almond Pesto

Fire Roasted Tomato and Crunchy Almond Pesto

Yields 4

5 minPrep Time

5 minCook Time

10 minTotal Time

Save Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 14 ounce can diced fire-roasted tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 small pinch crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and once heated, add in the almonds, stirring frequently, until golden and fragrant, 3-5 minutes. Allow them to cool slightly.
  2. Transfer the almonds to a food processor and process until ground into chunks. Set aside in a small bowl and then, in the same food processor, add in the olive oil, tomatoes, basil, vinegar, cheese, salt and crushed red pepper.
  3. Pulse until creamy, add in the almonds and then pulse lightly until combined.
http://inspiralized.com/fire-roasted-tomato-and-crunchy-almond-pesto/

 

INSPIRALIZE SOMEONE:Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Google+Email this to someone

Leave a note