It's starting to get hot outside and you are going to need some quick and easy dinners that don't have you sweating over a hot stove. All you need to do is cook some pasta and mix in some pesto for a delightful summer dinner.
Prep Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
Author Kathy Hester
1cupfresh oregano leavesremoved from the stems
1/4cuppecansor substitute nut or seed of your choice
1tablespoonolive oil, use water to make oil-free
1/4teaspoonsalt or to taste
Add all the ingredients to a small food processor and process until it's mostly smooth, but has some tiny pieces of nuts in it for some texture.
Serve over pasta, mixed in a dip or layered in lasagna.
I used 2 tablespoons of the pesto mixed with ¼ cup pasta cooking water tossed with ½ pound cooked pasta. This will feed 2. Double to serve 4.