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Are you looking for creative, delicious ways to use more basil pesto? Pesto is more than a spread or pasta sauce, although these great ideas, too. But let’s expand our pesto horizons and try these delicious recipes to use up that extra jar of basil pesto in the pantry.
1. Orzo Salad With Pesto
This orzo pasta salad with pesto is perfect for a potluck or get-together. You can serve it as a main course or as a side dish. Regardless, you’ll love making it again and again.
2. Pesto Pita Pizza
This pesto pita pizza recipe is fast, easy, and delicious with pesto and tomatoes. Pizza and pesto lovers will delight in this wonderfully made dish you can feel good about eating.
3. Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups
These grilled cheese roll-ups make a delicious snack or easy meal for busy weeknights. Using pesto adds a delicious spin to a traditional grilled cheese sandwich. You’ll never make your grilled cheese any other way again.
4. Pesto Broccoli Casserole
Make this Pesto Broccoli Casserole for dinner tonight and impress your whole family. It’s a comfort food meal you’ll love that you can quickly assemble and bake.
5. Shrimp Zucchini Pasta With Avocado Pesto Alfredo
This shrimp zucchini pasta with avocado pesto alfredo is delicious and low-carb. If you haven’t tried zucchini noodles yet, now is the time to start. It’s a light and filling meal packed with great nutrients.
4. Spinach Salad With Pesto Dressing
Savor the flavor of pesto while getting a good dose of veggies in this Spinach Salad with Pesto Dressing. It’s a beautiful salad filled with Italian flavors.
5. Pesto Quiche With Sun-Dried Tomatoes
One bite of this Pesto Quiche With Sun Dried Tomatoes, and you’ll understand how awesome quiche can really be. This recipe is a healthy version you’ll feel good about eating.
6. Pesto Turkey Sandwich
This delicious pesto turkey sandwich is a fabulous way to enjoy leftover turkey, whether or not it’s the holiday season.
9. Baked Pesto Chicken
This baked pesto chicken is not only super fast and easy to make, but it’s also delicious. Pesto and chicken is a combination that more people should try. It’s divine, and you won’t believe how quick and simple it is to make.
10. Pesto Avocado Toast
Avocado pesto toast is a dream breakfast. If you like your mornings slow, this breakfast recipe is an excellent way to make a nourishing meal to start your day the slow way.
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This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.