Chickweed Pesto

Chickweed is a common – and edible – weed. Serve this delicious pesto as nutritious snack with crackers, or add to casseroles for extra flavour. 

1 cup sunflower seeds, lightly roasted (see page 79) 
2 cups fresh chickweed
3 gloves garlic*
1/4 cup olive oil 
juice 1/2 lemon*
freshly ground salt and pepper 

Put all ingredients in a blender and mix to a smooth paste. Transfer to small, clean jam jars with tight-fitting lids. 


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