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Basil-Mint Pesto

Courses: Sauces
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 20g / 0.7ozLoosely-packed mint leaves
3/4 cup 30g / 1.1ozTightly-packed basil leaves
3 tablespoons 45mlLightly-toasted pine nuts
1 tablespoon 15mlRoasted Garlic - see * Note
1/2 cup 118mlOlive oil
  Kosher salt - to taste
  Freshly ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

* Note : see the "Roasted Garlic" recipe which is included in this collection.

In a blender or food processor, combine the mint, basil, pinenuts, and Roasted Garlic. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil to make a smooth paste. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

COOKING RIGHT with John Ash - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CR-9657 broadcast 08-13-1996) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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