Recipe courtesy of Matteo Mistura

Pesto with Basil and Parsley

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  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 cups
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2 cups fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves

1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

1/2 cup olive oil

4 garlic cloves

1/4 cup pine nuts



  1. Using a pestle and mortar, combine the basil and the parsley and crush until a paste starts to form. Add the rest of the ingredients and continue to crush until a creamy paste has formed.
  2. Serve with pasta or bread.