Mint and Pea Pesto
Recipe Type: Side, Sauce
Serves: 1 cup
Loaded with fresh mint, spring peas and your usual pesto ingredeints, this recipe has all the flavors of the season.
  • 1 cup spring peas or frozen peas, thawed
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbs. packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and puree until blended and smooth.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use*.
*Make a double batch! Trust me, you’ll want to have a lot of it on hand! Recipe can be doubled and stored in refrigerator. Seal with plastic wrap directly on surface of pesto to prevent discoloring.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at