Simple Sorrel Pesto

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings

Lemony and bright, sorrel makes a great substitute for basil in this creamy pesto.

Jill Melton


2 fat garlic cloves
2/3 cup pumpkin seed kernels, pine nuts or walnuts
20 sorrel leaves
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese


  1. Place garlic in food processor; process until minced. Add pumpkin seeds; process until ground. Add sorrel; process. Add olive oil and salt and process until creamy. Stir in cheese. Serve with pasta.



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