Prep time: 30 min | Cook time: 0 min | Ready In: 30 min
1/2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
1 cup firmly packed basil leaves
1 cup pitted green olives
1/2 cup toasted almonds or pine nuts
1 cup olive oil
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add beans and cook for 3 minutes.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer beans to a large bowl of ice water; cool.
Drain and dry the beans. Put into a food processor with basil, olives, and nuts.
Process until finely chopped. With machine running, slowly add the olive oil.
Store in the refrigerator, covered, for up to one week.