RECIPES | Basil Rhubarb Pesto

MilkRun Rhubarb Pesto

Why should lemons get all the fun? Try substituting rhubarb juice for lemon juice in your next recipe in need of a kick of acid. We think you’ll love the results and demonstrated by this show-stopper Basil Rhubarb Pesto recipe.


  • 2 cup Picked basil packed
  • 1/2 cup roasted nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, Pine are all good options)
  • 3-4 cloves Fresh Garlic, peeled
  • 1/3 cup Rhubarb Juice***
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt to Taste

***To make rhubarb juice, just chop it up and throw it in a blender or food processor until smooth and strain.


  1. First, combine all the ingredients except for the olive oil into a food processor or blender and blend until contents are evenly combined.
  2. Then, stream olive oil into the processor/blender until smooth. Add salt to taste.