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Spring Pesto Recipe of Wild Ramps, Garlic Mustard, & Basil

Spring Pesto Recipe of Wild Ramps, Garlic Mustard, & Basil made in mortar with pestle

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Spring Pesto Recipe of Wild Ramps, Garlic Mustard, & Basil.

I highly recommend a traditional mortar and pestle anytime you’re making pesto. A food processor can easily turn the ingredients bitter.

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. add your pine nuts into the mortar, pound gently until no discernible individual pieces remain.
  2. Add the garlic and keep pounding until a paste is formed.
  3. Add the basil leaves, the ramps, the garlc mustard and a nice pinch of sea salt. Keep pounding until the greens completely disintegrate into the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Once a thick paste has formed, add the Parmigiano-Reggiano, olive oil, a crack of fresh black pepper, and stir well to combine.
  5. Taste for salt and adjust accordingly.