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Spinach pesto with Extra Mature Cheddar

Spinach pesto with Extra Mature Cheddar

Cook 10 min 4 servings

A perfect addition to sandwiches and tapas alike – our recipe for Spinach pesto with cheddar revolves around a cheese- and almond-reinforced consistency that clings to its surroundings. Specializing in adding depth and color, flavors are mellow, bordering on mild with a citrus twist.

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ingredients

  • 1¾ ounces almonds
  • 8¾ ounces fresh spinach
  • 1¾ ounces Castello® Extra Mature Cheddar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper

preparation

1. Rinse the fresh spinach leaves and place in a blender along with the almonds, garlic and Extra Mature Cheddar.

2. Pulse lightly to blend, gradually adding olive oil until you have a slightly chunky texture without pureeing the pesto.

3. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.