Try this easy and delicious mint and pistachio pesto sauce. This mint and pistachio pesto sauce can be incorporated into countless dishes.
The versatility of this sauce, the simplicity of it, and not to mention the flavor, is really what I love.
Basil pesto is the ultimate, quick and easy, italian sauce but have you considered changing the herb and the nut to create a whole new flavor and sauce?
This mint and pistachio pesto sauce can be incorporated into countless dishes. The versatility of this sauce, the simplicity of it, and not to mention the flavor, is really what I love. It can turn any salad, pasta, vegetable, or protein into a fantastic meal with little effort.
You can easily make this in just a few minutes in a food processor
It takes about 5-10 minutes to make at the most and the majority of that time is just gathering the ingredients in your home. Here is the recipe for how to make basil pesto, I hope you enjoy it!
Mint and Pistachio Pesto
- 4 oz mint leaves
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 1/2 oz parmesan
- 1/3 cup pistachios
- 1 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt
How to make mint pesto
Place garlic, cheese, and nuts (seeds) in a food processor. Puree for 15 seconds and then add all of the mint leaves. Puree for another 10 seconds. Then drizzle in the olive oil while the processor is still running until you have a smooth paste. Season with salt.
If you want a thicker pesto, just use less oil. If you want a more runny sauce use more olive oil. Season with salt and set aside.