Hero green pesto sauce

Salad bag pesto

Use your leftover salad to make a vibrant pesto - the ultimate zero-waste dressing

, 29 January 2021

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Salad bag pesto
  • 5 Mins

  • Serves: 21

  • Price: 5 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 15g serving contains
  • Energy

    269KJ

    64KCAL

    3%
  • Fat

    6.3g

    high

    9%
  • Saturates

    0.8g

    high

    4%
  • Sugars

    0.2g

    low

    0%
  • Salt

    0.03g

    low

    1%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1791kJ/428kcal.
Ingredients
  • 100g leftover salad (we used Asda Watercress, Spinach & Rocket Salad)
  • 10g fresh basil or any leftover leafy herbs
  • 120ml rapeseed oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested plus extra to serve
  • 30g parmesan, grated
  • 70g chopped mixed nuts
Method
  • Add all the ingredients into a food processor and whizz until nearly smooth, but still slightly coarse. Serve with extra drizzle of oil, pepper and extra zest of lemon.