Purslane Pesto

AuthorDesireeCategory, , , DifficultyBeginner

This pesto is a great way to use purslane. It's easy to make and great to use as a dip, pasta sauce or base for a pizza.

Prep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins

 3 cups purslane (packed cups)
 ½ avocado
 1 serrano or jalapeno pepper
 1 shallot
 ½ tsp sea salt
 2 tbsp olive oil

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2

Place all the ingredients in a food processor except the olive oil. Blend till it all comes together scraping down the mixture periodically.

3

Once blended add the 2 Tablespoons of olive oil and blend till the mixture because smooth. Pour the pesto in a glass jar to store. Will keep for about 5 days.

4

This pesto is a great dip. I use it to dip my sweet potato fries in. 🙂

You can also make a batch of this pesto and place in ice cube trays and freeze them. The next time you make pasta, a soup or want a pizza sauce base, you can take some cubes out the freezer

Ingredients

 3 cups purslane (packed cups)
 ½ avocado
 1 serrano or jalapeno pepper
 1 shallot
 ½ tsp sea salt
 2 tbsp olive oil

Directions

1

2

Place all the ingredients in a food processor except the olive oil. Blend till it all comes together scraping down the mixture periodically.

3

Once blended add the 2 Tablespoons of olive oil and blend till the mixture because smooth. Pour the pesto in a glass jar to store. Will keep for about 5 days.

4

This pesto is a great dip. I use it to dip my sweet potato fries in. 🙂

You can also make a batch of this pesto and place in ice cube trays and freeze them. The next time you make pasta, a soup or want a pizza sauce base, you can take some cubes out the freezer
Purslane Pesto

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