Pesto with Basil and Mint

This variation on an old classic is savory with hard-boiled or poached eggs, over pasta, or as a condiment with cold meat or poultry. Itʼs also delicious over sliced cold chicken.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Serve as a side dish over pasta or with cold meat.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Serve as a side dish over pasta or with cold meat.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories360
Total Fat37g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium420mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein7g