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Growhampton Pesto

Created by: Celia Briseid

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  • 1 large handful of spinach
  • 3 TBSP fresh dill
  • Handful of society garlic or 3-cornered leek
  • Small handful of cashew nuts (or nut of choice)
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 4tbsp pasta water


Boil your pasta according to instruction with salt and a bit of olive oil.

Add all your ingredients to a food processor or blender.

When your pasta is nearly done, add 4 tbsp of pasta water to your food processor and blend. Add more pasta water if needed.

OPTIONAL: Add some frozen peas to your boiling pasta when it is a couple of minutes left. Serve with edible flowers and a drizzle of olive oil. 

You can experiment with different herbs and nuts as your ingredients or make it vegetarian by using cheese instead of nutritional yeast.