Wild Garlic Pesto

If you live in Denmark you are already feeling that spring is just around the corner. The wild garlic pesto, is a recipe I enjoy when the days are becoming longer and warmer. Try our recipe to season a simple dish of pasta or spread the pesto on a slice of sourdough bread.



Preparation Time: 15 min
TOTAL TIME: 15 min


  • ∼ 60-70 g mix of nuts nuts like almonds, walnuts or others.
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • EVO oil, to taste
  • ∼50 g freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • ∼ 4 tbsp lemon juice


  • Wash and dry the wild garlic leaves.
  • Place the leaves together with the nuts, and lemon juice in a container and start blending. Add the oil a little at a time until obtaining a smooth sauce.
  • Add the grated Parmigiano Reggiano and mix well. Add some extra oil if needed. Taste and adjust the wild garlic pesto with salt and pepper.


  • You can use this pesto to season pasta. Add some cooking water to the pesto sauce to get a creamy consistency and then season the boiled pasta.
  • You can spread the wild garlic pesto on croutons and serve them during an aperitif or as an appetizer.

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