Black Olive Pesto

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by quixoposto

An twist on traditional pesto. Use as a spread, on pasta, or pizzas. Don't over process. Source: Michael Roberts, Trumps, Los Angeles, printed in the San Jose Mercury News 3/4/1987

Top Review by katie in the UP

I like this pesto! We substitute the pine nuts with walnuts. I use it on my pasta salad. (I like to add a pinch of crushed chili flakes)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine pine nuts, 2 oz olive oil, cheese, garlic and anchovies in food processor.
  2. Blend just until mixture is chunky/smooth combination. Add olive oil, little by little, until mixture is about to separate.
  3. Add olives and parsley, process just until smooth. Strive for a gritty consistency -- not too smooth.

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