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Healthy Pesto Recipes You'll Want to Make Right Now

  • Farro and Lentil Bowl with Arugula Pesto

    This beautiful, grainy number is perfect for lunch or dinner. (Love carbs? Whip up these 6 healthy whole-grain dinners.)

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 10 mins
    Start to Finish: 40 mins

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  • Grilled Chicken Tenders with Cilantro Pesto

    The perfect pairing for cilantro fans! This sauce will spice up any chicken dish (including those tenders we all love).

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 35 mins
    Start to Finish: 35 mins

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  • Sliced Tomatoes with Pesto Drizzle

    Keep things simple on the side by added pesto to sliced tomatoes. No complaints here.

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 10 mins
    Start to Finish: 10 mins

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  • Shrimp and Pesto Pasta

    Fettuccine and shrimp blend beautifully with pesto to make a whole (and healthy) meal.

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 35 mins
    Start to Finish: 35 mins

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  • Rustic Pesto Tart

    Let's be real, this is a pizza (which makes it even better). Cranberries add the perfect amount of sweetness and tartness.

    Makes: 12 servings
    Prep: 15 mins
    Start to Finish: 45 mins

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  • Sliced Egg and Tomato Sandwich with Pesto Mayonnaise

    A well-rounded lunch option we could never say no to.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins

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  • Pesto-Peach Chicken Salad Wraps

    Prep this ahead of time and you've got a portable and filling meal you can eat anytime (and anywhere).

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 20 mins

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  • Linguine with Pesto, Chicken, and Spring Vegetables

    An easy go-to for dinner that can carry you, plus leftovers for tomorrow's lunch. (You're welcome.)

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 30 mins

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  • Spinach-Pesto Meatball Soup

    Make this warm and hearty option in winter or when you simply need something to hit the spot. (Go gourmet with these healthy dinners that only look hard to make.)

    Makes: 4 servings
    Start to Finish: 20 mins

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  • Spaghetti with Cilantro Pesto and Pumpkin Seeds

    Whip up some spaghetti and an easy pesto, then in pack extra vitamins and fiber with pumpkin seeds.

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 10 mins
    Total Time: 10 mins

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  • Steak Sandwich with Red Pepper and Pesto Sauces and Slaw

    Make these pesto steak sandwiches for a party and you'll become everyone's favorite host. (FWIW, these are the healthiest party foods.)

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 20 mins
    Cook: 8 mins

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  • Grilled Sirloin with Artichoke Pesto and Farro Salad

    Perfect your steak skills with this grilled sirloin recipe. The pesto pairs perfectly with the farro salad, we promise.

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 45 mins

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  • Baked Ziti with Pea-and-Arugula Pesto

    Do a big meal for the family or have dinner ready for the rest of the week with this baked ziti option. The pea and arugula produce a twist on pesto you'll want to whip up again. (And don't miss these healthy dinner recipes ready in 20 minutes—or less!)

    Makes: 8 servings
    Prep: 15 mins
    Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins

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  • Veggie Pizza with Arugula Pesto

    What's better than ricotta, cherry tomatoes, and mushrooms? (On top of a veggie-rich pizza, to boot.)

    Makes: 4 servings
    Prep: 20 mins
    Cook: 35 mins

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  • Mint-Pesto Rubbed Leg of Lamb

    For a holiday or Sunday night dinner, this pesto lamb is sure to impress your guests and your taste buds.

    Makes: 12 servings
    Prep: 30 mins
    Start to Finish: 2 hrs

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