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Watercress Pesto
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Watercress Pesto

Calories: 58 per portion Preparation: 5 mins Serves: 4
Watercress Pesto


  • 1 bag or bunch watercress
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • 50-75ml olive oil
  • 50g finely grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • Sea salt and black pepper


Place watercress, garlic and pine nuts in a processor.
Puree them lightly.
Drizzle in the oil, pureeing in spurts, until slightly runny.
Place in a bowl, stir in parmesan cheese and season.
Superb for dressing pasta and with risotto. Freezes well.

Fat: 3.9g Saturated Fat: 2.3g Carbohydrate: 0.4g Protein: 5.2g Fibre: 0.4g Salt: 0.27g

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