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Vidalia Onion Pesto recipe

This versatile sweet onion and almond pestois delicious tossed with pasta, used as a sandwich spread oras a topping for crostini, etc.

Recipe: Vidalia Onion Pesto

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 Vidalia onions, chopped
1/3 cup hot chicken broth
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and white pepper, to taste

  • In a large skillet, melt butter, sauteonion (do not brown).
  • In a food processor or blender, combineonions, chicken broth, almonds, cheese and 1 tablespoon oil.Process until smooth paste forms adding additional oil untildesired consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Saucecan be stored in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

    Makes about 3 cups.

    Recipe courtesy of the Vidalia Onion Committee.

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    Vidalia onions, the official state vegetable of Georgia, are only available for a limited time. Get your hands on these sweet onions while they re in season!

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