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Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett Photo by: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Mint Pesto

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.

Southern Living JUNE 2011

  • Yield: Makes 1 cup
  • 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.

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