5 Herb Pesto (From Cooking with Herbs and Spices, 3-4/02)
Number of Servings
makes 1 3/4 cups
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
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.