Lemon-Thyme Pesto

         Yield: 1 Recipe
Categories: Main Dishes, Pasta, Vegan

2/3 c Packed stemmed fresh parsley 1/4 c Pine nuts 1 tb Ground dried thyme 1 tb Grated lemon peel 1 tb Fresh lemon juice 1/4 c Olive oil (or more) Salt & pepper In processor, blend first 5 ingredients until almost smooth. With machine running, gradually add 1/4 cup oil and process until smooth. If pesto is dry, mix in more oil by spoonfuls. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be made ahead. Press plastic wrap onto surface of pesto. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 days or freeze up to 1 week. Bring to room temperature before using.) Barbara Karoff, in "Bon Appetit" August, 1994 Posted by Karen Mintzias