Emerald Pesto

Emerald Pesto

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 6

Fresh and green Emerald Pesto tastes great on slices of crusty Italian bread.


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, washed, dried, firmly packed, no stems
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 teaspoons Romano cheese, grated
  • salt to taste


  1. In food processor mince garlic. Add basil and pine nuts; process quickly into coarse, grainy paste. With motor running drizzle in olive oil over 5 seconds. Transfer to medium bowl; stir in cheeses, season with salt. If thick, add more olive oil; place in container, seal and refrigerate.


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