Watercress pesto
Recipe type: Dip
Cuisine: Dip
Prep time: 
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Serves: 6
A dip to go with meats, fish and vegetables
  • 1 large bag of watercress
  • 1 cup of fresh basil
  • 5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Squeeze of half a lemon
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ½ cup of finely grated parmesan
  • ½ cup of macadamia nuts
  • 2 tablespoons of lightly toasted pine nuts
  1. Lightly toast the pine nuts in an empty frying pan, toss in the pan gently and watch to make sure they don't burn. When just starting to colour remove from heat.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a food processor or use a hand mixer to blend.
  3. Transfer to an airtight container and add olive oil to the top to keep it fresh.
  4. Take a generous spoonful and add to meats, fish or just use with raw or roasted vegetables.
Recipe by The Life Sutra at https://blog.thelifesutra.com/watercress-pesto/