Creamy Nettle Pesto

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
1
Ingredients
50 grams Pine nuts
80 grams Sunflower seed
2 handfuls Wild garlic
1 handful nettle
150 milliliters olive oil
50 grams freshly grated Parmesan
salt
freshly ground peppers
lemon juice
150 grams Crème fraiche
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Pine nutsSunflower seedolive oilParmesansalt

Preparation steps

1.

Toast the pine nuts and sunflower seeds separately in a dry pan. Remove from the pan and set aside. Rinse the nettle tips, shake dry and puree with the pine nuts and wild garlic in a blender.

2.

While blending, add as much olive oil into the nettle paste until a thick pesto forms. Mix in the Parmesan and season with salt, pepper and a dash of lemon juice. Stir sunflower seeds and creme fraiche into the pesto.