Mint Pesto

Mint Pesto Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Add a pop of color and garden-fresh flavor to any main-dish meat. This pesto is great over steak, chicken, lamb, pork, and fish. Simply top the meat after grilling, or just serve the pesto on the side.

Yield:

Makes 1 cup
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts
1/4 cup cold water
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

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

June 2011
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