Herbed Pesto

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Herbed Pesto

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What you're making here is fresh egg pasta, but with a twist that's positively pesto! Follow  the super easy instructions below, and be sure to check out our visual aide, with Mary Martini of Central Market in "Homemade Pasta Sauces are a Cinch!"


  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup basil
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 1/3 cup chives
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ pound pasta, cooked, drained & reserve ½ cup pasta water

Recipe Info

  1. Add the garlic, herbs and almonds to a food processor and puree. Drizzle in the olive oil add the Parmesan cheese. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Toss with the cooked pasta. Add some of the reserved pasta water if you need to thin the sauce a bit.

  2. For best preservation, here's a tip: add more parsley!

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