This makes a wonderful and intensely flavorful spread for sandwiches and can kick up tomato dishes and pasta sauces into high gear. It’s a simplified variation of grilled vegetable tapenade, though if you had some of that lying around, it would work perfectly well, too.
sundried tomato pesto
1 jar of sundried tomato packed in olive oil
11/2 tsp organic tomato paste
1 ripe tomato
5 pitted Kalamata olives
5 pitted green Spanish olives
1 clove garlic
1 tsp brine from Spanish olives
some olive oil from the jar
4 sprigs of parsley stems included
Place all of the above in the food processor and run until it’s all blended into a paste. Done!