CHUNKY PESTO WITH FETA, SUN DRIED TOMATOES, PARSLEY, AND PINE NUTS

(makes 2 cups)


1 1/4 cups crumbled feta cheese

10 sun dried tomatoes, roughly chopped

handful of parsley leaves, roughly chopped

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 clove garlic, minced or pressed or grated

juice and zest from 1/2 lemon

big pinch of salt

a few turns of pepper

1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted and hot 


In a bowl, mix together feta cheese, sun dried tomatoes, parsley, olive oil, garlic, lemon zest/juice, salt and pepper.  Toast pine nuts in the oven or in a pan on the stove until they smell nutty and are lightly browned. Mix hot nuts in with the cheese mixture. Taste for seasoning. Let it sit for a minute and then taste again.

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