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Springtime Mint Pesto

Dress up your spring menu with this versatile pesto that shines in many dishes.

Spring has arrived, and with it comes a craving for lighter, fresher flavors. This mint pesto is a simple recipe that captures the essence of the season and can become your versatile addition to any meal – perfect for tossing with pasta, spreading on sandwiches, or adding a burst of flavor to your grilled vegetables. Our personal favorites are adding it to a lamb burger or pairing it with a crostini and goat cheese (pictured)!

Springtime Mint Pesto


  • 2 cups mint
  • ½ cup parsley
  • ¼ pistachios
  • Zest of ½ lemon
  • ½ Tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoon of parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4-6 tablespoons of cold water


  1. In a blender, combine all ingredients, adding only 4 tablespoons of cold water to start.
  2. Blend on medium speed until a creamy pesto forms.
  3. If pesto is too thick, add a tablespoon or two of water to thin it out to your desired consistency.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe sponsored by Cucina Concepts! Follow us on Instagram: @cucina_concepts.