Shiso is a Japanese herb from the mint family. It tastes like a hybrid of Thai basil and mint and it is a great summer herb. It’s refreshing and savory, lends itself to both sweet and savory preparations, and is also great in a cocktail! This Japanese nuanced pesto is super tasty on cold buckwheat soba noodles or with grilled fish.
- 1 bunch shiso leaves
- ¼ c. toasted pistachio nuts
- 2 tablespoons white miso paste
- 1 clove garlic, pressed
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- 1/3 c. olive oil
- Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
- Adjust seasoning to taste