Mint Pesto

This variation on an old classic works well with hard-boiled or poached eggs, over pasta, or as a condiment with cold meat or poultry.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ½ cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 4 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Put all ingredients in blender and whirl until smooth.