Radish Greens Pesto

Radish greens, one bunch
Basil, one bunch
½ – ¾ cup olive oil
½ cup parmesan, romano, or other hard cheese
¼ cup walnuts, pumpkin, or sunflower seeds, optional – toasted
1-2 tbsp lemon juice
2-4 garlic cloves or garlic scapes, chopped
Salt to taste

Put all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process, scraping down the sides as needed, until fairly smooth. You may need to add more oil to create the texture you desire. Put on pasta, add to rice, spread some on toast, or add to your next quiche!

To toast seeds or nuts: Preheat oven at 350 F. Put nuts or seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Place in the oven and roast for 8-12 minutes or until they are beginning to turn a shade darker and smell very fragrant. Remove and cool before using.


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