Variation On A Classic Dish

Lamb's Lettuce Pesto

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Lamb's Lettuce Pesto

Lamb's Lettuce Pesto - Perfect on pasta and veggies!

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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

This mache pesto is a a good source of heart-healthy fats from the olive oil.

Mache lettuce is also known as butter or lamb's lettuce.

Ingredients

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Ingredients
9 ounces lamb's lettuce
2 garlic
3 tablespoons Pine nuts
3 ounces grapeseed oil
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan
6 ounces Ricotta cheese
Sea salt
How healthy are the main ingredients?
garlicPine nutsgrapeseed oilParmesanRicotta cheese

Preparation steps

1.

Rinse, trim, and dry the mache. Peel the garlic cloves, then puree together with the mache, pine nuts, and about half of the oil in a blender. Gradually incorporate the remaining oil, until your desired consistency is reached. Transfer to a bowl, mix with the parmesan and ricotta, and season to taste with salt.

2.

Transfer to a jar, and keep in the refrigerator. The pesto will last 2-3 days.