Oil-Free Garlic Mustard Pesto


Oil-Free Garlic Mustard Pesto

Part of Ep. 1202 Ep. 1202 - The Goodness of Gardening

Credit: Recipe reprinted from "Wild Plant Family Cookbook" with Permission from Patricia K. Armstrong


4 cups packed garlic mustard leaves
1 cup packed fresh basil
2 medium cloves garlic
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 to 1/2 cup water
Salt and pepper to taste


Steam garlic mustard just until tender and bright green. Put garlic mustard, basil and garlic in a blender or food processor, and purée until smooth. Transfer to a warm bowl and add the Parmesan, and enough water to thin to the desired consistency. Serve on pasta, steamed vegetables, baked potatoes or baked fish.


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