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5 from 10 votes
Watercress and Walnut Pesto
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

A vibrant green pesto perfect for spreading onto crusty bread and serving with soup

Course: Snack
Servings: 6
Author: Katie Bryson
  • 50 g walnuts
  • 50 g Parmesan chopped
  • 100 ml olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 garlic clove peeled and chopped
  • 1 lemon zest only
  • 120g bag watercress
  1. Put all of the ingredients into the blender jug in the order they're listed and blitz on full speed. You may need to push the watercress down with a stamper.

  2. Pour into a clean jam jar, seal with a lid and store in the fridge until needed. Ideal for spreading on crusty bread/toast, stirring through pasta, spooning onto fish or just as a dip.

Recipe Notes

Vegetarian? Use a hard cheese that doesn't contain rennet