Tarragon Pesto Recipe

Tarragon Pesto Recipe

Try this easy pesto with pasta dishes or toasted bread.

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


  • 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


  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.


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 89mg
  • Calories: 100kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 268mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 86mg
  • Vitamin A: 966IU
  • Vitamin C: 14mg
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