Pesto is hardly limited to basil, pine nuts, Parmesan and olive oil. The simple truth is, you can make pesto out of more vegetables and herbs than you think — just use your imagination. That’s how we rounded up these 7 recipes with pesto for dinner. Grilled corn fan? We’ve got a pesto for that. Looking for something a little spicier? Mario Batali’s got you covered (naturally). Fire up the blender and make a fresh, healthy sauce tonight.

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