Wild Pesto Magic

Wild Pesto 

This might drive a few of you nuts...the recipe that follows requires your willingness to explore, play & create. I eyeball EVERYTHING, taste the magic & mix until its to my liking.  I invite you to do the same. 

Step 1: Gather your greens

  • my faves: chickweed, garlic mustard & dandelion greens 

  • I always add kale & basil or cilantro 

Step 2: Clean your greens & add to food processor
Steph 3: Crush a few garlic cloves & a handful of almonds, walnuts or pine nuts & add to food processor
Step 4: Pulse & scrape the sides; pulse & scrape the sides...etc.
Step 5: Once the mixture is good and chunky slowly pour in olive oil or your favorite oil (i'm sure there are plenty of oils that could be lovely)
Step 6: pulse in pecorino romano or parmesan cheese  &/or lemon zest (optional)
Step 7: Serve. This pesto can stand on its own as a spread for crackers or can be added to any recipe that calls for pesto!  Add salt & any spices to taste.