Roasted Tomato Almond Pesto

Roasted Tomato Almond Pesto

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This roasted tomato almond pesto is a delicious spread on bread and the perfect partner for pasta. It’s an excellent dip sauce for vegetables as well. This is one of those spreads you always should have in your fridge!


500 g tomatoes
2 garlic cloves
5 tbsp olive oil
30 g almonds
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
a little bit of black pepper
Pane casereccio ai semi / Pain campagnard aux graines / Landbrot Mehrkorn
basil leaves


  • Cut tomatoes in half.
  • Set them on baking sheet. Set unpealed garlic cloves also on the baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle 2 tbsp of olive oil on the tomatoes.
  • Roast the tomatoes (200 degrees) for 15 minutes. Turn tomatoes around and take garlic cloves off the oven. Roast another 15 minutes.
  • Peel the garlic cloves.
  • Put all the ingredients into food processor and run until smooth.
  • Serve with toasted bread and basil leaves.
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