Asiago and Almond Pesto

Stir chopped tomato into this basil pesto for a burst of fresh flavor.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: about 1 cup
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Ingredients

1/3 cup lightly toasted almonds

3 cups loosely packed fresh basil

1 teaspoon chopped garlic

Kosher salt

1/2 cup coarsely grated Asiago cheese

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup chopped tomatoes

Directions

  1. Put the almonds in a food processor and pulse until finely ground. Add the basil, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt and pulse until finely chopped. Add the Asiago and pulse to combine. With the food processor on, slowly pour in the oil and process until combined. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the tomatoes.