Summer Pesto Party


Basil Pesto Recipes for Summer Parties

Summer is finally here, and we can already feel the excitement in the air! This time of year, there are endless opportunities to celebrate and we’ve rounded up an assortment of pesto party foods. Whether you’re entertaining a crowd or hosting an intimate dinner party, the following recipes are a bold addition to any party menu. Try one (or more!) and you’ll be the go-to house all summer long.

Basil Pesto Hummus with Pita & Vegetables
Barilla Basil Pesto Hummus with veggies recipe

It’s a party as soon as you stir some basil pesto into hummus. Arrange some fresh veggies, cut pita and your guests will be singing your praises all night long.

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Chickpea Pesto Salad
Barilla Basil Pesto Chickpea Salad recipe

A burst of basil pesto and spicy red onion transform chickpeas into a hearty party food.

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Traditional Basil Pesto Crostini
Barilla Traditional Basil Pesto crostini with squash, tomatoes and feta cheese

Farm-fresh summer squash, tomatoes, and Feta perfectly pair with basil pesto for a Mediterranean-inspired finger food.

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Grilled Shrimp With Basil Pesto
Barilla Basil Pesto Grilled Shrimp recipe

Fire up the grill! Pesto packs a one-two punch in this savory grilled shrimp recipe.

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