Fennel & Basil Pesto

Fennel adds an amazing flavor to this pesto and the vegetable broth takes the place of oil.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
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  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Ocean Mist Farms fennel bulbs, cooked and cubed
  • 1½ cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ⅔ cup vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. dry red pepper flakes


  1. In food processer add basil leaves, fennel, garlic and cheese. Pulse until well combined. Slowly add olive oil, vegetable broth and continue to pulse until smooth. Add more broth if pesto is to thick.
  2. Add salt and dried pepper flakes and pulse until well combined. Serve over pasta, on pizza or on vegetables!

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