Homemade Pesto

Method

Don't let any mixed leaf salad go to waste - turn it into something homemade and packed full of flavour! Try this delicious pesto recipe, making great use of ingredients you'll already have in the cupboard. 

1. Add all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth.

2. Pour into a jar and keep in the fridge. Your homemade pesto will last for one week.

Serving suggestion: Stir your pesto into penne pasta for a delicious meal.

Ingredients

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: N/A

Serves: 0

  • Leftover salad leaves (rocket, watercress, chard etc.)

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

  • A pinch of salt

  • A handful of nuts (mixed nuts work nicely)

  • 50g hard cheese

  • 50ml oil