RECIPES

One of our selection of recipes for the simply delicious and nutritious food we serve at The Cliffs of Moher Retreat.

Jun 28th 2018

Green Pesto

by Michelle Moroney

 

Ingredients:

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

 

Method:

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.

Check seasoning.

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