This Memorial Day, try this Smokin' Pesto recipe from Holy Smoke Olive Oil. Use it to marinade shrimp or chicken skewers or substitute the mayo in potato salad with a heaping scoop of pesto.
- 1 cups packed fresh basil leaves
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/8 cup pecans
- 1/4 cup Holy Smoke Olive Oil
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano
Combine the basil, garlic, cheese, and pecans in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add 1/4 cup of Holy Smoke and process until fully incorporated and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
Find Holy Smoke Smoked Olive Oil at Lowcountry Olive Oil (272-A Meeting St.).