Sorrel Pesto Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Sorrel pesto is a vibrant and tangy sauce made with fresh sorrel leaves, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. The sorrel leaves give the pesto a unique lemony flavor, which pairs perfectly with pasta, grilled vegetables, or as a spread on sandwiches. This pesto is quick and easy to make, and it adds a refreshing twist to your favorite dishes.

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Ingredients for Sorrel Pesto Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Fresh Sorrel Leaves, Washed And Dried
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic
  • 1/25 cup Pine Nuts
  • 0.08 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 0.08 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Sorrel Pesto Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and dry the sorrel leaves, then remove the stems.
  • STEP 2.In a food processor, combine the sorrel leaves, garlic, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. Pulse until finely chopped.
  • STEP 3.With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto reaches your desired consistency.
  • STEP 4.Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, if needed.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the sorrel pesto to a jar or container and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • STEP 6.To serve, toss the pesto with cooked pasta or use it as a spread on sandwiches or grilled vegetables.

Cooking Tips

  • If you can't find sorrel leaves, you can substitute with baby spinach or arugula for a similar flavor.
  • Toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat for a few minutes until golden brown for extra flavor.
  • For a vegan version, omit the Parmesan cheese or use a vegan alternative.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the sorrel pesto in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Serve the pesto with cooked pasta, spread it on sandwiches, or use it as a flavorful topping for grilled vegetables.
  • You can also freeze the pesto in ice cube trays for longer storage. Once frozen, transfer the pesto cubes to a freezer bag.
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Recipe By Slurrp