Wild garlic pesto with courgetti

Forage for your own or buy it from your local veg store or market. In season in the Spring time wild garlic tastes slightly mellower than regular garlic, but contains all the same numerous health benefits. The main one being it's ability to help reduce blood pressure. The nuts are optional but add a bit of extra bite.

Wild garlic pesto


100g wild garlic, washed

40g sunflower seeds

3 tbsp olive oil

40g roasted hazelnuts (no skins) - optional

1 tsp lemon juice

Pinch of salt


If you are using the nuts then roast them in on a baking sheet at 140 degrees centigrade for 15-20 minutes. Leave to cool and take off their skins. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until a smooth paste. Taste and check the seasoning. Serve with courgetti.

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