Tarragon Pesto Recipe

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Gabriel Published: May 1, 2020 Modified: September 18, 2020
Tarragon Pesto Recipe

Try this easy pesto with pasta dishes or toasted bread.

How To Make Tarragon Pesto

This Tarragon Pesto recipe has a bold and flavorful taste of tarragon, parsley, hazelnut, and lemon that makes a perfect topping on pasta, pizza, roasted potatoes, and even on steak.

  • 1 cup tarragon leaves (packed )
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves (packed )
  • ⅓ cup hazelnuts (toasted and skinned)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic (quartered)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.

  2. Pulse several times then process until fairly smooth.

  3. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  4. Makes about one cup.

How To Make Tarragon Pesto

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This Tarragon Pesto recipe has a bold and flavorful taste of tarragon, parsley, hazelnut, and lemon that makes a perfect topping on pasta, pizza, roasted potatoes, and even on steak.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup tarragon leaves, packed
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, packed
  • cup hazelnuts, toasted and skinned
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.

  2. Pulse several times then process until fairly smooth.

  3. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  4. Makes about one cup.

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