The best of my pesto recipes so far, this lemony, Greek basil, spinach & walnuts pesto, is utterly delicious and absolutely easy to do. The Greek basil, brings a distinctive aroma, while the spinach, walnuts, lemon & extra-virgin olive oil, have great health benefits.
Pesto’s are one of those life saver food that you buy when really short of time. The are people pleasers, and are perfect with pasta, (how comforting), potatoes gnocchi, and can enhance any meat, fish and vegetable dish.
The problem with many shop bought pesto sauces, is that they are devoid of nutrients, quite rich in calories, may have added ingredients of dubious quality, and they became an instant temptation for pitta bread dips.
Homemade pesto’s are super quick to make, retains all the nutrients of the ingredients, and let you use up leftovers for a fully sustainable kitchen.
Say goodbye to shop bought ready made pesto!
Spinach, Greek basil & walnuts pesto
A delicious, full of aroma, healthy & quick pesto recipe that will enhance any dish. Fantastic with potatoes gnocchi.
- 1/2 packet of baby spinach
- a handful of Greek basil leaves
- 12-15 walnuts
- 2 tbs extra-virgin olive oil
- a dash of lemon juice
- 1 tbs Parmesan
- a pinch of sea salt
- Step 1 Simple place all the ingredients in a blender, wizz until everything is blended together but not too smooth.
Try it with gluten-free potatoes gnocchi…