Spice Up America: Roasted Garlic Tomato and Cucumber Pesto

Roasted Garlic Tomato and Cucumber Pesto

This recipe combines the richness of mayonnaise with the vibrant flavors of pesto, complemented by the freshness of cucumber and cherry tomatoes, and enhanced by the savory Weber® Roasted Garlic and Herb seasoning


  • Mayonnaise, 1 cup
  • Pesto, 1 cup
  • Cucumber, 1 large diced
  • Cherry Tomatoes, 1 dozen diced
  • Weber® Roasted Garlic and Herb seasoning, 1 tablespoon


  1. Ingredient Breakdown:
    • Mayonnaise: Provides a creamy base and richness to the dish.
    • Pesto: Adds a basil-forward herbal flavor with garlic and nuttiness from pine nuts.
    • Cucumber: Adds a crisp, refreshing crunch and mild sweetness.
    • Tomatoes: Offers juicy bursts of sweet and tangy flavor.
    • Weber® Roasted Garlic and Herb seasoning: Infuses the dish with savory roasted garlic notes and herbaceous flavors.
  2. Preparation:
    • Start by dicing the cucumber and cherry tomatoes into small, bite-sized pieces. This ensures that every spoonful has a mix of textures and flavors.
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise and pesto. Stir until well blended to create a creamy pesto sauce.
    • Add the diced cucumber and cherry tomatoes to the bowl. Gently fold them into the creamy pesto mixture until evenly distributed.
    • Sprinkle the Weber® Roasted Garlic and Herb seasoning over the mixture. This seasoning adds depth and enhances the garlic flavor profile of the dish.
    • Mix everything together gently to ensure the seasoning is evenly distributed and the ingredients are well coated with the creamy pesto sauce.
  3. Serving:
    • This Roasted Garlic Tomato and Cucumber Pesto dish can be served immediately or chilled in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to allow the flavors to meld together.
    • Serve as a side dish alongside grilled meats or seafood, or as a refreshing topping for sandwiches, wraps, or salads.
  4. Variations:
    • Feel free to customize this recipe based on personal preferences. You can adjust the amount of mayonnaise or pesto to suit your taste.
    • For added protein, consider tossing in some grilled chicken or shrimp.
    • Substitute or add different vegetables like bell peppers or red onions for additional flavor and crunch.

Overall, this recipe offers a delightful blend of creamy, herby, and fresh flavors, making it a versatile and delicious addition to any meal or gathering. We suggest adding it to this delicious Weber® Garlic Parmesan Pork Chop recipe!

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