I don't do mushrooms but my husband and I were out to dinner one night and the restaurant has a mushroom pesto which, to my surprise, tasted delicious. I decided to try this at home. This is my own take on mushroom pesto and I will actually eat it and lots of it! —Spinklet
1 3/4 cups
Mushrooms - Chopped
Fennel Root - Chopped
Yellow Onion - Chopped
Garlic Cloves - Medium Size - Diced
Basil - Fresh
In This Recipe
Toast the Pine Nuts and Pecans over medium heat in a saute pan for 4 minutes, remove and put in a food processor.
Using the same pan, add one tablespoon olive oil and add the mushrooms, fennel, onion, garlic and turmeric. Sauté over medium heat for 10 minutes, remove ingredients and add to the food processor.
Add the basil to the food processor.
Turn the food processor on and slowly add the remaining olive oil to the mixture. Blend until smooth