Sent by belmontmedinaEditor: This is a great question. I wonder about nubs of finely ground, roasted grains like brown rice or barley — similar to how ground rice adds fine crunch to Thai salads like laab.
Readers, have you ever faced this dilemma? What do you substitute for nuts in pesto?
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