Author:adegroot Categories: demo recipes, Recipes Mixed Greens Pesto Course Side Dish, Snack Print Recipe Print MetricUS Imperial 3 c. greens (spinach, arugula, parsley, carrot tops, kale etc.), coarsely chopped1 c. fresh herbs (thyme, oregano, chives, etc.)2 T. toasted nuts or seeds (pistachio, pine nuts, walnuts, sunflower or pumpkin seeds)2 large garlic gloves2 T. Parmesan cheese1/4 t. salt1/3 c. olive oil extra virgin Put all of the greens and herbs into a blender or food processor. Pulse until the leaves are well chopped, but not puréed.Add the garlic, Parmesan, salt and half of the olive oil and pulse until combined. Taste, and add more salt and olive oil if desired.If not using immediately, put into a jar and pour a thin layer of olive oil on the top. Notes: This is great tossed with pasta, grains, grilled vegetables, as a soup topping or thinned out with olive oil and lemon juice for a salad dressing.