Romaine, Fruit and Pesto Salad

Cooking Label
Easy
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
None
Serves
Makes 3 cups of Pesto
Ingredients
Dressing:
1/4 cup Pasolivo Citrus Pesto (recipe below)
1 Tbsp Pasolivo Citrus Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Pasolivo Sparkling Citrus Vinegar

Salad:
9 oz chopped Romaine (about 6 Cups)
3 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped
1 cup grilled pineapple, chopped
2/3 cup toasted Walnuts, or pine nuts

Citrus Pesto:

1/2 cup Pasolivo Citrus Olive Oil(You may want more or less for desired consistancy)
1/4 cup Pasolivo Sparkling Citrus Vinegar
1 cup Fresh Basil, packed
1 cup Fresh Mint, packed
2 tsp. orange zest
3 cloves fresh garlic
1 Cup chopped walnuts
2 tsp. Pasolivo Pacific Blue Kosher Sea Salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
Preparation
Dressing:
Mix well​

Romaine, Fruit and Pesto Salad:
Toss ingredients together and toss with dressing.

Citrus Pesto:
Add all of the ingredients, except the Pasolivo Oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, to a food processor and pulse until coarsely mixed. While processing, slowly add the olive oil and vinegar until well blended. You may want to add more oil if the pesto is too thick. Add the salt and pepper to taste. To store in the refrigerator, top the pesto with a thin layer of the Pasolivo Citrus Olive oil.

Enjoy this Romaine, Fruit and Pesto Salad year round using fresh fruits and vegetables. This Salad is easy to put together and perfect for a picnic or get-together.
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