BrookLodge Wild Garlic Pesto

Prep Time5 minutes
Cuisine: Wild Foods


  • Liquidiser


  • 50 g wild garlic leaves
  • 25 g nuts pine, cashew, hazel or chestnuts
  • 200 ml organic olive oil or Irish organic rapeseed oil
  • 400 g parmigiano-reggiano or really mature hard Irish farmhouse cheese grated
  • organic black pepper and sea salt


  • Blitz the nuts and half the oil in a food processor.
  • Add the grated cheese.
  • Add the wild garlic and remaining oil.
  • Blitz until desired consistency.
  • Season with salt and pepper.


Simple recipes are not always the easiest, it's taken us years to get this just right. Any of the nuts, oils or cheeses will make a fabulous, fresh, spring-tasting pesto....we're just not stating exactly which go into our Strawberry Tree Wild Garlic Pesto.