3c fresh nettles

1c fresh young (small) dandelion leaves

Juice of ½ lemon

1 tsp salt

1 clove garlic

1 tsp nutritional yeast

3/4c toasted walnuts

1/3-1/2c olive oil

 

Directions are on  the video link below!

https://vimeo.com/411265284

Handle nettles with gloves ON until after they’ve been scalded stingless. Harvest greens only in places without chemical sprays and domestic animal waste products. Wash thoroughly with filtered water separately, as only the nettles will need to be cooked briefly.

Toss all ingredients into a food processor (only 1/3c oil to start) and blend. Scrape. Add additional olive oil until desired consistency is reached. Taste!

My favorite uses for this recipe are 3-critter grilled cheese sandwich with pesto, pesto pasta, and—what we did with the batch made on the video—homemade pizza sauce!

Happy, healthy eating!

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