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Wow!!! Love this pesto recipe. My husband's face lit up immediately when he had his first mouthful. This one is a keeper.

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ChloePV June 18, 2010

This is a keeper!

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Rijaka May 29, 2010

I am so glad I finally found a pesto recipe that's budget friendly. With the price of pine nuts these days, this recipe allows me to make pesto dishes without sacrificing the taste, but for half the price. Thank you.

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Katanashrp February 20, 2010

First time making homemade pesto. Had an abundance of basil to use up, didn't have pine nuts, but had walnuts. Was great, a keeper.

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Aimee H. November 22, 2009

I just finished off my garden for the year and had some late basil, and fresh black walnuts in my yard from our walnut tree. I was looking for something to do with them both and thought pesto! I tried this recipe and spiced it up with some red pepper flakes. Tasted great tonight, tomorrow I'm looking forward to some pesto grilled chicken.

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Chef Curt October 13, 2009

Just like most I tried this recipe because I never have pine nuts around, but always have walnuts. When I first mixed it up it tasted a little bland to me. After sitting a couple hours it perked up though! Just needed time to meld I suppose. Still it needs a little something. Maybe ramano cheese next time for some extra zip. Or a little lemon juice. Either way I'm sure I'll be useing it again. Thanks!

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Nikoma October 03, 2009

This is a wonderful recipe, although I have to add some pine nuts, in memory of my Italian father, who introduced them to me. For the person who added this pesto to her gnocchi, in the region around Genoa, pesto is very prized and prevalent and I was surprised to learn that they add small potatoes to the gnocchi with pesto. Delicioso!

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Gigi #23 September 30, 2009

Oh, yum! Great flavor. I also substituted half with spinach as the basil I grew this year is very potent and I wanted a milder flavor. I also toasted my walnuts first. Delicious and easy! I just threw everything in the food processor (except that I grated in the garlic) with a bit of cracked pepper and blended until smooth. Perfect.

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SandwichQueen September 22, 2009

AWESOME! this is so yummy! using walnuts instead of pine nuts made this recipe so much more affordable! i toasted the walnuts ahead of time, but otherwise stuck with the recipe and loved it! . thank you!!!

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kmthornton September 12, 2009
Basil-Walnut Pesto