Pesto Mayonnaise

Makes 2 cups


1 cup basic mayo recipe or 2 cups store bought mayo
1 cup pesto (recipe follows)


2 garlic cloves
1/4 cup nuts- pine, macadamia, soy, walnut and pecan
3/4 cups fresh basil, chopped
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil or oil of your choice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
Juice of one lemon


Mix all ingredients with a handheld mixer or food processor until smooth. Use on potato salads, tomato salads, grilled chicken, grilled fish and even bratwursts.