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Dried Tomato Pesto

Yield 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 (8-ounce) jar minced dried tomatoes in oil, undrained
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Bake pine nuts in a shallow pan at 350°, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until toasted. Cool.

  2. Process pine nuts and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.