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Basil Mint Spinach Pesto by

Tags: mint, spinach, basil

Ingredients

1 cup fresh basil leaves
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1/3 - cup extra virgin olive oil
lemon
2 cloves garlic - optional
1 cups fresh baby spinach
1-1/2 cups loosely packed basil leaves
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pine nuts, toasted
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon salt
a dash of pepper

Instructions

Place garlic in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add spinach, basil and walnuts. Pulse until chopped. Add cheese, salt and pepper. Continue processing while gradually adding oil in a steady stream.

Freeze option: Freeze pesto in freezer containers. To use, thaw in refrigerator.

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