Alex's serving suggestion: "Try serving this alongside roasted chicken, as a dipping sauce."
Makes 1 cup
DirectionsTotal time: 12 minutes
In a food processor, combine garlic, scallions, tarragon leaves, sugar, salt and pepper. Pulse until garlic, scallions and tarragon leaves just come together but are not paste-like. With the motor running, slowly pour in olive oil, scraping sides of bowl as necessary. Check the texture and flavor, adding up to 1/4 cup more olive oil as necessary. Add pumpkin seeds and pulse to combine (the seeds should still be slightly chunky). Transfer pesto to a bowl and stir in Parmesan. Season with salt to taste.
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From the August 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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