Friday, July 18, 2008

Mixed Herb Pesto

2 tablespoons pine nuts -- toasted
2 large garlic cloves
2 cups torn spinach
3/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1/2 cup arugula leaves
1/2 cup fresh oregano leaves
1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves
1/4 cup minced fresh chives
2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese -- (1/2 ounce)
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Drop pine nuts and garlic through food chute with food processor on, and process until minced. Add spinach and next 7 ingredients (spinach through salt); process until finely minced. With processor on, slowly pour oil through food chute; process until well-blended.
Yield: 3/4 cup
- DeeDee

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