Like Cibo's Artichoke Lemon Pesto (Nut-Free)

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by COOKGIRl

I read the ingredients on the container, read it twice and read it a third time: no basil, no nuts. Copycat version of Cibo Natural's Pesto from Seattle, Washington. Serving suggestions from the Cibo company: spread for French bread, sandwich condiment, or slather approximately two-three tablespoons pesto on a chicken breast or thigh and bake in oven until chicken is done, add some mayonnaise to the pesto for "instant aioli", etc. Many uses!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Note: all amounts given for ingredients are estimated. Yield is estimated.
  2. Pesto: Place all pesto ingredients except for the 1 tablespoon of parsley in a food processor and puree on the PULSE setting to the consistency of standard pesto.
  3. Transfer to a non-reactive container, stir in 1 tablespoon fresh parsley and cover with a lid. Best prepared at least 3 hours in advance.
  4. Before serving, adjust seasonings. Transfer pesto to a platter.
  5. Garnish top of the pesto with lemon slices and a fresh parsley sprig.
  6. Serve at room temperature.

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