Use this to fill my Chicken Rolled with Pesto.
Makes approximately 1 1/4 cups
1 1/2 packed cups fresh basil leaves, washed, dried1/4 cup Italian parsley leaves, washed and spun dry1/4 cup toasted pine nuts4 cloves garlic, minced3/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese1/4 cup extra virgin olive oilsalt and freshly ground pepper
Place the basil, parsley, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and Parmesan in a blender or food processor. Blend at high speed until well mixed, 1 minute. Stop and scrape down the sides periodically and continue to blend until smooth, 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.
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