Make Ahead

Sea Bean Pesto

February 26, 2021
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Photo by Kaitlin Gooding
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 3 minutes
  • makes 3/4 cup
Author Notes

This is a delicious recipe representing the Carolina Coast. If you haven't heard of the sea bean, it's locally grown here in Charleston, SC. We paired this pesto with squid ink farfalle, shiitake mushrooms, and pistachio crumbles. This recipe comes from chef Bryan Pierce Bowers who also went to culinary school in Charleston and now works in Columbia at a in Columbia called De Vino Rosso. —Kaitlin Gooding

What You'll Need
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
  • 1/4 cup parmesan
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lemon (zest & juice)
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1.5 cups sea beans
  1. Combine all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Use the pesto on pasta of choice and enjoy or keep in an air tight container in the refrigerator up to one week.

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