Creamy Pesto Dip

Two minutes is all it takes to make this delicious dip! Rach also offers more terrific two minute dips: Rosemary White Bean Dip and Green Goddess Dip. Serve with whole grain crackers, pita chips or cut veggies.


  • 2 cups basil
  • 1 clove garlic, cracked away from skin
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • 1/4-1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • 1 cup Greek-style yogurt
  • Salt and coarse black pepper


In a food processor, add the basil, garlic, pine nuts and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Process the ingredients and add in the EVOO in a slow and steady stream. Remove the pesto to a large serving bowl and stir in the yogurt. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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