Did you know that Minnesota has a local nut crop? Find fresh hazelnuts, hazelnut oil and hazelnut flour at the market from the growers collective American Hazelnut Company. Pesto is a simple and delicious way to add hazelnuts to your plate. Serve with grilled meat or vegetables, spread on a sandwich or keep it classic on pasta or pizza. Make a big batch for the freezer to keep summer flavors preserved all year!
Find more hazelnut recipes from American Hazelnut Company on their website, here.
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Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender until desired texture. You may need to add additional hazelnut oil. No need to make the pesto completely smooth–the hazelnut pieces add a nice texture to pasta dishes.