Basil Parsley Pesto Recipe

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Basil Parsley Pesto Recipe

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--Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Recommended: Fresh Basil Recipes
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil or cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a food processor; cover and puree until smooth. Toss with hot cooked pasta or vegetables, spread on French bread or use in any recipe calling for pesto. Can be refrigerated for several weeks or frozen in a tightly covered container. Yield: 3/4 cup.
Originally published as Basil Parsley Pesto in Best of Taste of Home The First 10 years 2002

  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil or cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor; cover and puree until smooth. Toss with hot cooked pasta or vegetables, spread on French bread or use in any recipe calling for pesto. Can be refrigerated for several weeks or frozen in a tightly covered container. Yield: 3/4 cup.
Originally published as Basil Parsley Pesto in Best of Taste of Home The First 10 years 2002

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[email protected] User ID: 4651393 36955
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2012

"Mixed this in with some cheese tortellini and diced tomato. Sooo delicious!"

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Susan Rightnour User ID: 1451441 113112
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2009

"My family loves this. I've omitted the salt -- the parm cheese has enough. In addition to the above suggestions, it is a wonderful base for pizza instead of pizza sauce."

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