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11 Types of Pesto

Posted: 08/05/11 03:35 PM ET

Genoa's famous basil pesto belongs to a genre of pounded herb sauces found all across the Mediterranean. Some are traditional; others are creations of home cooks or chefs--all are the kind of multipurpose condiments you can use for marinades, sauces, dips, spreads, and more. Here are eleven variations on pesto.

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Garlic Scape Pesto
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Garlic's young shoots perfume this mild pesto, perfect for tossing with fresh egg pasta. If you can't find scapes, substitute green garlic or a combination of garlic and gives.

See the recipe for Garlic Scape Pesto┬╗

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