A jar of bright green nasturtium pesto
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Nasturtium Pesto

A flavourful, peppery pesto using nasturtium leaves from the garden
Course Dips, Spreads and Condiments
Cuisine English
Keyword nasturtium recipes, pesto recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 178kcal
Author Chris Mosler @thinlyspread

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tightly packed nasturtium leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 large garlic clove - peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast (optional)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Wash and dry the nasturtium leaves
  • Toast the pine nuts in a small saucepan over a low heat until just browned
  • Add all the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor and whizz until smooth
  • Spoon into a clean jar
  • Keeps in the fridge for about 10 days

Notes

Nutritional information is only an approximate guideline. Calculations will vary according to the ingredients you use and your cooking methods.

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg