Mint and Parsley Pesto

The pesto can be made ahead and kept in the refrigerator for two to three days. Serve it over whole-wheat pasta.
Body+Soul, May 2010
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and ground pepper


  1. Pulse mint, parsley, garlic, pine nuts, and Parmesan in
    a food processor until coarsely chopped. With machine
    running, add oil in a steady stream. Season with 1/4 teaspoon
    salt and pepper to taste.

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