10 Recipes That Prove Pesto Makes Everything Better

Photo: Courtesy of The Awesome Green.
Although you can find us thoroughly enjoying pesto 365 days of the year, there's just something about spring that truly makes this zesty green spread sing (on our tastebuds). It's fresh, savory, easy to whip up, and extremely customizable. Seriously, just pick your own preferred herb, nut, oil, and cheese for blending (we're thinking of trying a parsley, walnut, coconut oil, and pecorino mix).
We rounded up tasty ideas ahead on how to successfully pesto-fy your every meal. Because let's face it, everything is just better when pesto's involved — from standard salads, to breakfasts, baked goods, and more.
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Layered Farro Salad With Grilled Summer Veggies
Take your jarred lunch to the next level of lovely with a layer of pesto.
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Breakfast Pizza With Kale Pesto & Sun Dried Tomatoes
Pizza for breakfast is always the right move and even more so when an almond pesto is part of the spread.
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Stetson Salad With Pesto Buttermilk Dressing
Tip to avoid another boring lunch salad: pesto buttermilk dressing.
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Pesto Parmesan Scones
Pesto can transcend to the lands of baked goods, too.
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Pesto Asparagus Noodles
When pesto's involved, yes you can enjoy noodles made from asparagus.
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Chicken Tacos With Cilantro Pesto
Instead of guac, throw some cilantro pesto on your next taco Tuesday.
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Avocado Pesto Toast
You'll never look at ordinary avocado toast the same way again.
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Minty Pea Pesto
Improve a plain bowl of rice with minty pea pesto.
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Crustless Quiche With Asparagus & Mint Pesto
Quiche is always better with a pesto drizzle on top, take our word for it.
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Cheesy Stuffed Pesto Garlic Bread
It's hard to imagine an improvement for cheesy garlic bread — but pesto prevails yet again.
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