Sassy Sorrel Pesto

A gorgeous alternative to the classic basil pesto using fresh and zingy sorrel leaves.


  • 50g/2oz sorrel
  • 30g/1oz parmesan, freshly grated
  • 30g/1oz pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 85ml/3fl oz olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Put the sorrel, parmesan, garlic and pine nuts into a food processor and season well.
  2. Whilst blending, pour in the oil in until the pesto thickens.
  3. Store in a clean jar and refrigerate