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wild garlic pesto in a spoon
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5 from 2 votes

Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto is a super tasty springtime favourite sauce that can be added to pasta, soups and salads. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: british, English, Italian
Diet: Gluten Free, Halal, Vegetarian
Servings: 380 grams
Calories: 5kcal
Author: Ayla Clulee


  • 150 g wild garlic leaves
  • 50 g parmesan cheese
  • 50 g pine nuts (dry roasted)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 130 ml extra virgin olive oil


  • Carefully wash the wild garlic leaves, making sure to remove any soil or dirt. Dry them using a salad spinner.
  • Place the wild garlic leaves, pinenuts, parmesan cheese, salt and freshly ground black pepper in a food processor.
  • Blitz it while adding the olive oil slowly at the same time, until it becomes smooth.
  • Taste the seasoning and adjust it to your taste.
  • Place it in a jar or an airtight container and store it in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg