Creamy Basil Dressing

Ingredients ½ cup low-fat greek yogurt 1/3 cup packed fresh basil leaves 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. buttermilk 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed Salt and pepper Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. (Alternatively, combine in a liquid measuring cup and…

Pesto

Ingredients: 4 medium cloves garlic, peeled and minced Generous pinch coarse sea salt 3 ounces basil leaves, cut into thin ribbons 2 tablespoons pine nuts 4 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons mildly flavored extra-virgin olive oil In a mortar and pestle, combine garlic and sea salt and grind to a paste. Add…