Ready to upgrade your dips, sandwiches, and wraps? Pesto mayo whips up in less than 5 minutes and you only need two ingredients! I prefer to use jarred pesto to make this extra easy, but if you’ve got homemade pesto on hand you could use that too!
When you want an elevated dip for fries, this pesto mayo is the perfect thing to serve! It’s loaded with garlicky flavor, but subtle enough that it compliments the dish without taking over.
It’s also a perfect swap for regular mayo on a sandwich. For me, a sandwich or wrap needs a sauce or spread to enhance the flavors and prevent it from being dry. That’s where pesto mayo steps in to save the day and be the perfect condiment for your lunch or dinner!
Another thing that makes this recipe super fast and easy? You use jarred pesto, so no need to blend up your own pesto.
Of course, if you love making pesto and have the time and ingredients on hand, by all means go ahead and make homemade pesto! But if you’re like me, and really like to use cooking shortcuts where you can, then use a jarred pesto.
Ideas for using pesto mayo
Here are some ideas for where to use this!
- On wraps and sandwiches
- As a dip for fries
- For dipping chicken tenders
- On an Italian cheese grilled cheese
- On burgers
Can’t get enough pesto? I’ve got several more recipes that all have pesto as the start of the dish!
If you like pesto recipes check out:
Creamy Pesto Pasta is a quick and easy pasta dinner that gets topped with diced cherry tomatoes! Pesto Ravioli with Crispy Pancetta is loaded with flavor and gets topped with cool and creamy Burrata.
Make it a pizza night with Pesto Pizza and this Chicken Pesto Pasta Bake is a different take on a baked ziti style dinner.
And if you’re looking for more dips and spreads I’ve got you covered!
Harissa Mayo is another two ingredient condiment that’s packed with heat! Whipped Avocado
and Whipped Feta are both cool and creamy blended dips that would be a hit at any party or gather.
Just two ingredients to make this easy pesto mayo. Make your sandwiches a little extra delicious or use for dipping fries!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1/2 cup
- Category: Vegetarian
- Method: Mix
- Cuisine: American
1/2 cup mayo
3 tablespoons of jarred pesto
1. Mix the 1/2 cup of mayo with the 3 tablespoons pesto. Add to sandwiches, wraps, or use as a dip!
If the jarred pesto has a lot of oil pooled at the top, you can use a spoon to remove excess oil or pour the pesto into a strainer to let some of the oil drain out.
Keywords: Pesto mayo
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