Use in pasta, as a sandwich spread, mixed into a salad dressing, etc.
Traditionally we have basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. Nice, but let's veer of the beaten path. Cilantro, dill, oregano, mint and fennel all make delightful a pesto sauce. See our recipes for Asian Pesto, Santa Fe Pesto, Dill Pesto, and Fennel Pesto.