a recipe by
Trying to use up my pretty purple basil before it gets too cold!
serves 1 1/2 cups
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other
Ingredients For purple pesto
2 cdark opal or purple ruffles basil leaves, rinsed and dried
4 clovegarlic, peeled
1/4 cchopped sun dried tomatoes
1/4 cpine nuts
1/2 cparmesan cheese, grated
3/4 colive oil
1/2 tspcrushed dried red peppers/chiles, optional
1-2 tspminced rosemary, optional
How To Make purple pesto
1In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, process basil, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and parmesan. Slowly add the oil; add the rosemary and chiles. Blend to desired consistency. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
- Last Step: Don't forget to share! Make all your friends drool by posting a picture of your finished recipe on your favorite social network. And don't forget to tag Just A Pinch and include #justapinchrecipes so we can see it too!
Categories & Tags for Purple Pesto: