4.10.2013

Pasta with Lamb's Lettuce Pesto

Pasta with Lamb's Lettuce Pesto

Lamb's lettuce makes for a quick and easy pesto when it's the time of year when no basil will grow.


Pasta with Lamb's Lettuce Pesto

Adapted from Herbst- & Wintergem├╝se by Anne Rogge

Ingredients:

250 g lamb's lettuce, cleaned and dressed
150 g cheese (e.g. Pecorino), grated
1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced
4 Tbsp oil
salt and pepper

pasta

Method:

Cook the pasta as per instructions on the packet. Meanwhile, blitz all the ingredients with an immersion blender. When the pasta is al dente, add 2-3 Tbsp cooking water to the pesto. Drain the pasta and toss with the pesto.

1 comment:

Jeanne said...

What a vibrant color! I've never seen lamb's lettuce in our markets but I'll have to keep an eye out for it.