Simple Wild Leek Pesto
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A simple wild leek pesto that makes the most of this fresh, wild spring food.
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Recipe type: Condiment
Yield: 2 cups
  • 2 cups packed wild leek leaves
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup cashews or sunflower seeds
  • sea salt to taste
Make It Like So
  1. Coarsely chop the leek leaves.
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp of oil over medium heat and lightly saute leeks. This is optional. You can also skip this step and keep them raw.
  3. Add leeks, remaining oil, nuts/seeds of choice and salt into your high speed blender or food processor and process until well mixed but maintain some texture.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and serve.
Recipe by Meghan Telpner at