- 1 cup Beetsred beets, 5.3 oz, peeled and chopped
- ½ cup Walnuts
- ½ cup +1 tbsp Olive oil
- 3 cloves Garlicroughly chopped
- ½ cup Parmesan cheesegrated
- 2 tbsp Lemon juice
- Saltto taste
- Black pepperto taste
Roasted Beet Pesto
This terrific Roasted Beet Pesto is a healthy and delicious recipe that will delight even those who rarely eat beets. So, if you love pesto on anything and everything, give this fall-inspired recipe a try! This homemade pesto recipe uses oven-roasted beets, toasted walnuts, garlic, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Just a few simple ingredients result in a vibrant, smashing sauce perfect for pasta, pizza, sandwiches, or even tacos.
This recipe is easy to whip up. First, roast beets and walnuts. Roasting beets brings out their sweetness and provides a rich and earthy flavor. Combine freshly roasted beets with walnuts and other ingredients except for oil in a food processor. While the food processor is running, drizzle in the olive oil and continue processing until a smooth sauce forms. Season to perfection with salt and black pepper and enjoy!
To make the Roasted Beet Pesto, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Roasted Beet Pesto
Preheat the oven to 375 °F.