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Dressings & Sauces

Awaken your salads with silky, flavorful dressings that can double as marinades when your entrées need a kick. If sauce is on the menu, try making pesto, tomato sauce, or applesauce in seconds.

Featured Recipe

Basil Walnut Pesto

basil walnut pesto ingredients prepped

Gather Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
basil walnut pesto blending

Add all ingredients to the container.

Start the machine on Variable 1 and slowly increase to its highest speed.

Blend for 45 seconds to 1 minute.

basil walnut pesto

Toss with a pound of cooked pasta.

basil walnut pesto

Salute!

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