Pesto With Roasted Garlic and Goncchi

Brian-McCarthy120Brian P.McCarthy is a very creative and talented professional chef. He has written a few cookbooks. You can find out more about his adventures by visiting his blog.

 

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Pesto With Roasted Garlic and Goncchi
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Recipe type: Pesto
Cuisine: Italian
 
Chef Brian P. McCarthy shares his vegan pesto recipe with us. Delicious flavors!
Ingredients
  • 1 pound prepared vegan gnocchi, homemade or store bought
  • 15 peeled cloves of garlic (1 head)
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 2-oz package basil, stemmed and chopped (1 bunch)
  • 2 tbsp + ¼ cup olive oil, divided
  • Salt to taste (about ½ tsp)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. ) In a small baking dish, toss garlic with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  3. ) Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  4. ) In a food processor, combine roasted garlic, pine nuts, basil and remaining olive oil, processing until smooth. Add salt to taste.
  5. ) Place gnocchi in boiling water and boil just until gnocchi floats to the top.
  6. ) Strain gnocchi and toss with prepared pesto sauce.
  7. Copyright © 2006 Brian P. McCarthy

 

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