Truly a staple in everyone’s life across lunch and dinner! Who needs Tesco when you can create your own delicious pesto right at home and cater it to exactly your needs. Experiment with different greens to get a new taste and enjoy!
2 cups fresh herbs/greens (basil, parsley, blanched nettle, wild garlic, kale, baby spinach)
1⁄2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese
1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup nuts (walnuts, pine nuts, hazelnuts)
3 garlic cloves, minced (about 3 teaspoons)
Juice of 1⁄2 lemon
1⁄4 teaspoon salt, more to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
Heat a small frying pan over a low heat.
Toast the nuts until golden, shaking occasionally.
Put into a food processor with the other ingredients.
Process until smooth.