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Great British Pesto by larderlove

Great British Pesto

Karon Grieve
A super easy and tasty version of the Italian classic this Great British Pesto uses cheddar and parsley, tastes so good
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 11 mins
Course pesto
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 128 kcal


  • 2 tbsp walnuts chopped
  • 1 cup watercress
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp English mustard powder
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese finely grated
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Toast the chopped walnuts in a dry pan for approximately 1 minute or until golden and releasing that lovely nutty aroma
  • Whizz the watercress and parsley in food processor along with the garlic, mustard powder, cheddar, salt and pepper and the toasted walnuts
  • Add the olive oil till you get the consistancy you prefer. Less olive oil for a firmer paste for sandwiches, more for a sauce


Calories: 128kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 55mgPotassium: 72mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 516IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 74mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cheddar, dips, pesto
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