Sundried Tomato & Walnut Pesto

Sundried tomatoes are such a great addition to any dish. I sneak them in whenever I can. Be sure to use oil packed ones, as they have a richer flavor.


Sundried Tomato & Walnut Pesto

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, in oil
  • 2 cups basil, loosely packed, remove most stems
  • 1 cup parsley, loosely packed, remove most stems
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Red pepper flakes to taste

Method

  1. Using a food processor, add parsley, basil, garlic, lemon juice, walnuts and sundried tomatoes, salt and pepper. Add approx half of the olive oil. Then mix.
  2. After ingredients are mostly incorporated, slowly add the remaining olive oil to the pesto.
  3. Serve with your favorite pasta dish or on a sandwich!

*Can be frozen in ice cube mold topped with olive oil for single serving use.

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