Toasted Pecan Pesto

Southern Living
Makes about 1 cup


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1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
3 large garlic cloves
1/8 teaspoon salt


Prep: 10 Minutes
Other: 28 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant. Let cool 20 minutes.

2. Process pecans and remaining ingredients in a food processor until smooth.

Created date

May 2010