Lemon Herb Butter Pesto
strips lemon zest
2 x ½ inches*
¼freshly ground pepper
½+ 1 Tsb From Olives and Grapes All Natural Butter Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Tbs Fresh lemon juice
packed Italian Parsley
In a food processor, finely chop garlic, lemon zest and salt for about 20 seconds.
Scrape prep bowl.
Add parsley and cilantro leaves and chop 10 – 15 seconds.
Add lemon juice, mustard and pepper and process on chop to blend well, about 30 seconds. Slowly add olive oil and process to emulsify, about 30 seconds.
This is excellent on sautéed asparagus, steamed brussel sprouts, broccoli, angel hair pasta as well as chicken or seafood.
* To avoid the bitter white pith of lemon, peel lemon with a potato peeler