Browned Butter Almond Pesto Recipe

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Jennie Perkins Modified: March 22, 2022
Browned Butter Almond Pesto Recipe

How To Make Browned Butter Almond Pesto

Incredibly delicious and aromatic browned butter almond pesto recipe for the best pasta that’s sure to make the best of meals!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsfresh basil leaves,lightly packed
  • 2garlic cloves,large, minced
  • ¼cupRomano cheese,finely grated
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese,finely grated
  • 2tbspalmond butter
  • ¼cupbutter,browned and cooled until just warm to the touch
  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 1lemon juice,light squeeze
  • 4tbspwarm water
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Add basil to a food processor and pulse a few times.

  2. Add garlic, Romano cheese, Parmesan cheese and almond butter, then with motor running, stream in butter and olive oil and pulse until well blended.

  3. Pulse in lemon juice and enough warm water to reach desired consistency.

  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over your favorite pasta. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 277.51kcal
  • Fat: 27.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.48g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.15g
  • Fiber: 0.92g
  • Sugar: 0.68g
  • Protein: 6.63g
  • Cholesterol: 36.32mg
  • Sodium: 200.00mg
  • Calcium: 204.39mg
  • Potassium: 109.22mg
  • Iron: 0.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 124.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.82mg
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