Wild Garlic Pesto make yourself Step by Step with Recipe and Video

Practical storage of wild garlic pesto in a screw-on jar
Wild garlic pesto or basil pesto are great accompaniments to this dish. It takes about 12 minutes to prepare!

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My recipe Wild Garlic Pesto I show you in this post. The pesto with wild garlic can be prepared in two ways:

The simple bear’s garlic pesto without parmesan and pine nuts is ideal for the popular bear’s garlic soup.

The second variation of bear’s garlic pesto with parmesan and pine nuts tastes great with pasta or vegetables in general and as a dip for main courses and starters.

Many photos and a video are a great step by step guide.

Create a delicious pesto with bear’s garlic for your loved ones and enjoy the delicious, light garlic taste! Good luck!

1. Wild Garlic Season

Wild garlic is a classic spring herb and the season for wild garlic is from March to May. Bear’s garlic is a real healthy herb and helps to purify and lose weight.

Whoever eats wild garlic does not “stink” of garlic and the aroma of the wonderful green leaves goes well with soup and vegetables.

Simple wild garlic soup foamed with muesli tofu pieces and wild garlic pesto. Recipe and picture (c) Thomas Sixt.
Bear’s garlic soup is a classic spring soup and helps to detoxify and lose weight.

Be careful! The bear’s garlic can be confused with “lily of the valley” and “autumn timeless”, both are poisonous. It is best to grow bear’s garlic yourself, buy it directly or do the smell test when collecting it yourself – bear’s garlic always smells of garlic.

mashed potatoes with wild garlic recipe picture
The mashed potatoes with bear’s garlic promise an excellent and light garlic aroma.

2. Make your own Bear’s Garlic Pesto

Wash the wild garlic, remove the coarse stalks from the raw leaves and then crush them with olive oil, salt, pepper, chilli, roasted pine nuts or almonds and finely grated Parmesan cheese using a hand blender and process into wild garlic pesto.

There is also a variant with blanched wild garlic leaves, which is lighter in taste, because some of the ingredients are lost when blanching in boiling water.

Wild garlic Pesto is the ideal base for a bear’s garlic creme soup or a bear’s garlic foam soup! Here is step by step the kitchen story:

Wild garlic cut in a mug
sliced wild garlic

Wash the wild garlic, remove the coarse stems, cut and place in the mixing bowl.

Wild garlic with almonds, parmesan and spices for wild garlic pesto

Add toasted almonds or pine nuts, finely grated parmesan, salt, pepper, chilli and olive oil.

Use a hand blender to process the wild garlic pesto ingredients into wild garlic pesto

Mix all ingredients with a hand blender and make a nice pesto.

Keep wild garlic pesto in a jar
Wild garlic pesto or basil pesto are great accompaniments to this dish. It takes about 12 minutes to prepare!

Pour the wild garlic pesto into a glass and use as required. Wild garlic pesto lasts 5-7 days in the refrigerator.

3. Recipe wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

Bear’s garlic pesto in two variations and many tips and tricks from Thomas Sixt.

Servings 8
Calories 139
Total Time 15 Min.
The preparation of bear’s garlic pesto is shown in this article with recipe and cooking video. Learn many tips and tricks for your perfect wild garlic pesto, whether for the wild garlic soup or for the spaghetti with wild garlic pesto.

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Practical storage of wild garlic pesto in a screw-on jar
Wild garlic pesto or basil pesto are great accompaniments to this dish. It takes about 12 minutes to prepare!

Preparation Time

5 Min.

Cook Time

10 Min.

Ingredients

50-100 g wild garlic (freshly collected)
2 pinch Chili pepper
80-120 ml oliv oil
30 g parmesan (finely ground)
30 g pine nuts (or almonds roasted)
1 pinch Salt (Himalaya salt or Ursalt)
1 pinch Pepper (black or white)

Instruction

Wild garlic sliced in a cup
sliced wild garlic

For the wild garlic pesto wash the wild garlic, spin dry, remove the stems, wild garlic pesto without stems becomes softer in taste.

Wild garlic with almonds, parmesan and spices for wild garlic pesto

Place the wild garlic leaves in a mixing bowl, season with salt, pepper and chilli, cover with olive oil and mix. This simple wild garlic pesto is ideal for wild garlic soup or wild garlic foam soup.

Wild garlic with almonds, parmesan and spices for wild garlic pesto

For a bear’s garlic pesto with pasta or fish please add parmesan, grate finely and mix in roasted pine nuts.

put wild garlic pesto in a glass
Freshly prepared wild garlic pesto tastes good for Easter!

The pesto with wild garlic is best filled into a glass, bear garlic pesto can be kept well closed approx. 5-7 days in the refrigerator.

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