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Friday, April 22, 2011

Garlic Mustard Pesto recipe

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This is a green we have growing on the farm, Garlic Mustard (aka a noxious weed).  It's fabulous - very, very nutritious, with an awesome mild garlic flavor.  It can be eaten raw on a salad, sauteed, or made into a fabulous pesto.  This is an easy farmer's version of pesto (minus the expensive pine nuts & parmesan cheese sometimes added to regular pesto). 

Garlic Spinach Pesto
1 bunch garlic spinach (about 2 cups)
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Dash of salt

Place into a food processor or blender, and process until smooth.  Add more olive oil if needed.  That's all there is to it!  It will give you a huge kick of vitamins and nutrients.  It's so beautiful!  Serve with fresh bread dipped into it, or over pasta, or on eggs, or.... you see, the possibilities are endless.

Garlic Spinach Pesto:















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1 comment:

  1. Did you ever see the cartoon of the dog who, when he gets a treat, ZIPS up into the air & then floats down making yummy noises? :-P THAT'S ME RIGHT NOW!

    Blessings from Ohio...Kim<><

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