When making this easy, delicious summer sauce, don't let the herbs get lost in the shuffle.
SERVES4 to 6 (Makes 3/4 cup pesto, enough for 1 lb of pasta)
Harsh garlic can easily tip pesto’s delicate balance. We temper the burn by toasting the garlic cloves, skin on, until spotty brown. And to boost the flavor of mild almonds, we flashed them in the skillet to toast as well.