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Gouda asparagus pesto

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1/4 cup (60 mL) raw almonds
2 cloves garlic
1 bunch of asparagus (about ¾ lb – 350 g), cut into 1˝ (2.5 cm) pieces
1 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL) Canadian Aged Gouda, finely grated

Yields: 1.25 cups

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  • Course Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Yields 1.25 cups
  • Course Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Yields 1.25 cups

Gouda cheese is nicely matched with a fruity, well-balanced Chardonnay and even beer.


Ingredients

1/4 cup (60 mL) raw almonds
2 cloves garlic
1 bunch of asparagus (about ¾ lb – 350 g), cut into 1˝ (2.5 cm) pieces
1 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL) Canadian Aged Gouda, finely grated

Preparation

In a food processor, chop almonds and garlic.

Add asparagus and process until finely chopped.

Continue to process while gradually pouring in oil. 

Season generously with salt and pepper, and add cheese.

Transfer to a jar and seal with a lid. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Tips

Note: Use it as an attractive, tasty garnish for soup, on pasta or even spread on a grilled cheese sandwich.

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Parmesan, Aged Cheddar.

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Gouda cheese is nicely matched with a fruity, well-balanced Chardonnay and even beer.

Gouda cheese is nicely matched with a fruity, well-balanced Chardonnay and even beer.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Per seving of 2 tbsp (30 mL)
Energy: 89 Calories
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 2 g
Fat: 8 g
Fibre: 1 g
Sodium: 62 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 5 % / 55 mg
Vitamin E: 18 %
Folate: 9 %
Iron: 6 %
Riboflavin: 6 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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