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Beet Pesto Pasta

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  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1.5 pounds of beets
  • 57 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup almonds (or walnuts or pine nuts)
  • 1/2 cup romano or parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut beets into quarters and wrap in tin foil.
  3. Roast in the oven for 1 hour or until tender. Let cool for 30 minutes after taking them out of the oven.
  4. Place the beets, olive oil, garlic cloves, cheese, S&P in a food processor and process for 2 minutes pausing periodically to stir the mixture.
  5. Top your favorite pasta with this pesto and ENJOY!!
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes