Pistou Sauce with a French Twist
This is the French version of Italy’s pesto that is traditionally served with the the southern French classic Soupe au Pistou but makes a great sauce/condiment for pasta, fish, chicken, vegetable, and soup dishes.
- Peel and seed the tomatoes. Peel the garlic. Grate the cheese.
- Combine the garlic, oil, and a pinch of salt in a food processor and process until the garlic is finely chopped.
- Add the basil and peeled tomatoes and process until smooth.
- Pulse in the cheese and taste for seasoning.