Summertime is the time to enjoy fresh made pesto! Fresh tomatoes and basil from your garden. A healthy and delicious snack or a great addition to your meal. Use it with pasta, as a spread on sandwiches or your sauce on your pizza that you make.
1 cup sun dried tomatoes
1 cup fresh basil
3/4 cup fresh parsley
2-3 garlic cloves
1/2 cup nuts (walnuts, pine nuts, pecans, macadamia nuts) Use what you have available
1 small fresh tomato or if you don’t have one use 1/3 cup crushed tomatoes
1/2 – 3/4 cup olive oil
1 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
Salt to taste
Soak your dried tomatoes in a bowl with warm water until tender.
In a food processor combine sun dried tomatoes, basil parsley, garlic and nuts.
Process until well blended, scraping down the sides as needed to be sure all ingredients are incorporated.