Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Green Pea & Mint Pesto
-A great compliment with grilled salmon and other summer dishes!

10 oz frozen peas
1/2 c pine nuts
1/2 c mint leaves
2 cloves of garlic
1/3 c extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
*1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese (not necessary for the dairy free crowd)

Place peas, pine nuts, mint & garlic in the food processor. Pulse to a rough chop. With the machine running add the olive oil in a steady stream and process a smooth paste. Remove from food processor add *cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.