Perillafructans Seeds Perilla-Shisho Edible Herb Plant Putney Farm
Grower: Clemson SC
Price: $3.00 ( 100 Seeds)
%> Available (Estimated): 8

It is also sometimes called purple mint, Japanese basil or wild coleus, although it is not actually any of the three. PERILLA PESTO Makes about 1 cup. Ingredients: 3-4 cups fresh perilla leaves 1/2 cup (or less, if you prefer) olive oil 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts (plus extra for garnish) 1-2 garlic cloves (1 if it’s a large clove…2 if they’re small cloves) 1-2 tsp of coarse kosher salt to taste Directions: Combine first 4 ingredients in food processor (or blender). Blend until paste forms, stopping often to push down leaves. Transfer to small bowl. Add salt; stir until blended. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Top with 1/2 inch olive oil and chill.). Toss with your favorite pasta. Of course, this tastes best FRESH! Enjoy!