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Herb Pesto

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Makes 1 cup
We suggest stirring a spoonful or two into lightly beaten eggs to make a seasoned omelet or scrambled eggs.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.