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5 Herb Pesto (From Cooking with Herbs and Spices, 3-4/02)

Category
sauces
Cuisine
vegetarian
Source
Joe George
Prep Time
10 minutes
Number of Servings
makes 1 3/4 cups
Ingredients
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup fresh parsley (flatleaf)
1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves
1/4 cup fresh tarragon leaves
1/4 cup fresh minced chives
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/4 cup pine nuts, almonds or walnuts
1/2 cup virgin olive oil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
Directions

In food processor combine the basil, parsley, oregano, tarragon, chives, garlic, nuts and olive oil; puree until smooth. Add the cheese and run the food processor for 10 seconds or until the cheese is just incorporated into the pesto.