Pesto
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan or Romano cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 4 garlic cloves, roughtly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • 2 T. water
DIRECTIONS
  1. combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Puree until mixture forms a smooth, thick paste.
  2. I usually make a double or triple recipe when the garden is in full swing and then I can freeze it for later. Just use a container with the amount you would use per serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a Tyler Florence Recipe I usually make a double or triple recipe when the garden is in full swing and then I can freeze it for later. Just use a container with the amount you would use per serving.