Sorrel Pesto

A simple pasta accompaniment gets a seasonal twist from John Burton Race
By John Burton Race
Sorrel Pesto
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 50 g sorrel
  • 10 g flat leaf parsley
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp pine kernels
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 25 g parmesan, grated

Method

1. Blanch the sorrel and flat leaf parsley for 20 seconds in rapidly boiling water. Refresh in cold water, drain and squeeze out any excess.

2. Place in a blender with the garlic, pine nuts, olive oil and a pinch of salt. Blend until you have a smooth puree.

3. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the parmesan. Taste and add a little more salt if required.

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