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There are few foods in this world that almost everyone likes.  Potatoes are one of those.  Think about it - Do you know someone who doesn't love potatoes?  If you do, are you still friends

Total time

40 minutes




  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ¾ cup fresh basil leaves + more for serving
  • ½ cup fresh spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh Parmesan cheese + more for serving
  • ¼ cup nuts (pine, walnuts)
  • 3 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • ¼ tsp coarse salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup . olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place potatoes on the baking sheet and toss with oil. Roast 25 minutes. While the potatoes are roasting, place basil, spinach, Parmesan, nuts, garlic, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor. Turn on low speed and drizzle olive oil in through the vegetable shoot until desired texture is reached. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. Pull potatoes out of the oven and toss with pesto sauce. Roast for an additional 5 minutes, until potatoes are fork tender. Serve potatoes with chopped basil and Parmesan cheese, as desired.
  2. View the recipe instructions at The Gourmet RD

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