Adapted from Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook, this spin on pesto utilizes a garden perennial that grows in abundance: oregano. Delicious on roast chicken or squash, and definitely a good match for light pasta dishes.
Prep Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
1 1/2cupspacked fresh oregano leaves
1/2cupfresh basil leaves
3/4cupextra virgin olive oil
In a food processor fitted with the blade attachment, add herbs, cheese, hazelnuts and garlic.
Process for 15-20 seconds or until finely chopped. Stop the processor and scrape down the sides.
Pour in the olive oil and sprinkle the salt in as well. Cover and process again until smooth.
Transfer to a 250mL jar and store in the refrigerator for up to a week, or freeze for up to 6 months.