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Herb Garden Pesto

  • yield: Makes 1/4 cup (enough for 2 pizzas)


  • 1 clove garlic
  • Pinch coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh sliced chives
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Step 1

    In a mortar and pestle, mash garlic with salt; pound herbs to a paste and stir in cheese and oil. (In a food processor, double the recipe and pulse.)

Whole Living, September 2011