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  • Green Bean with Ginger Pesto

    Green Bean with Ginger Pesto

    Serves 6

    What You’ll Need for Green Bean with Ginger Pesto:

    Measuring Cups & Spoons
    A Food Processor
    A Spatula
    A Large Mixing Bowl
    Salad Spoons
    A Large Sauce Pot with a Cover
    A Sharp Kitchen Knife



    1 1/2 LBS Green Beans, Trimmed


    1/2 Cup Basil, Chopped
    1/4 Cup Mint, Chopped
    1/3 Cup Pine Nuts
    1 Inch Piece of Ginger Root (About an ounce)
    1/3 Cups Lime Infused Olive Oil
    2 Tbsp Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic
    1 Tsp Sea Salt, Split


    How To Put It Together:

    1. To the small bowl of the food processor, add the basil, mint, pine nuts, ginger root and half the sea salt; process until broken down to a bread crumb like texture. Through the pour spout, add the Sicilian lemon white balsamic and the lime infused olive oil and process to a rough pesto consistency; transfer it to a large mixing bowl and it set aside for now.

    3. Fill a pot 3/4 full with water and add 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. Place the pot over high heat and bring it to a boil; add the green beans. Return the pot to a boil and cook the green beans for 4 Using tongs, transfer the beans to the pesto bowl. Toss the beans thoroughly until completely covered with the pesto.

    5. Serve and enjoy!


    Nina’s Tasty Tip:

    This dish can be served warm or cold. It makes a great picnic dish served cold.

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