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Wild Garlic Walnut Pesto

Wild garlic is back in season, spreading its amazing aroma through the forests. This wild garlic and walnut pesto is bursting with its strong and delicious flavor, making it perfect for spreading on fresh sourdough bread or mixing into a risotto or pasta dish. Before heading out to pick wild garlic, make sure to check its main characteristics to avoid you from mistaking it with lily of the valley or autumn crocus, which are not suitable for human consumption.

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 0 mins

Total Time: 10 mins

Portions: 2 small jars



100 g wild garlic

50 g walnuts

2 tbsp walnut oil

100 ml olive oil

1 tbsp lemon juice





  1. Wash the wild garlic and roughly chop it.

  2. Roast the walnuts in a pan without oil until golden brown.

  3. Put the chopped garlic, roasted walnuts, olive oil, walnut oil and lemon juice into a food processor. Mix until smooth. Season to perfection with salt and pepper.


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