Sicilian Tomato Pesto

Recipe by Chef Kate
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 2 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat and add the pine nuts.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Immediately remove from the pan.
  • Place the basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts and olive oil in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
  • Stop and scrape down the sides.
  • Add the grated cheese and crushed red-pepper flakes and pulse a few times to make a thick paste.
  • Transfer to a bowl and fold in the tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper.
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