Pesto nettle and pistachios

Recipe "nettle pesto and pistachios":

Pesto nettle and pistachios


  • young nettles 100 g
  • 80 g parmesan
  • pistachios 80g
  • lime juice 1/2 pcs.
  • lime zest 1 pc.
  • olive oil 100ml
  • ground black pepper 1 pinch (s)
  • 1 pinch of salt (s)
  • garlic 2 pieces.

cooking time

15 minutes

Number of servings


The complexity of cooking






Step by step recipe for cooking

Step 1

Pistachio put on a baking sheet, bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. at a temperature of 180 degrees.

Step 2

2 cloves of garlic should be cleaned and coarsely chop. Cheese rub.

Step 3

Lime wash, rub the peel, squeeze out the juice from the halves.

Step 4

Carefully separate the leaves from the branches of nettles, rinse under cold water. This procedure is better to use gloves and kitchen shears.

step 5

Put a large pan fire with water, bring to a boil. Put the nettles in the water for 60 seconds. Remove the nettles tongs and rinse in ice water. Coarsely chop the nettles.

step 6

Grind all the ingredients in a blender: nettles, lime juice and zest, pistachios, garlic, cheese, olive oil, salt and pepper.

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