Mint-Pistachio Pesto

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author A Bachelor & His Grill


  • ½ cup salted pistachios
  • 2 cups cups fresh mint packed
  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley packed
  • ½ cup fresh basil packed
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil plus additional as needed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Dry roast the pistachios, in single layer, on a lined baking sheet for 8-10 minutes or until just fragrant. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • Pulse together all the ingredients, except the oil, in a food processor.
  • Pour the olive oil 1/4 cup at a time, pulsing until the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Season to taste with kosher salt and pepper.