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Basil And Lemon Myrtle Pesto


Spice up your next homemade basil pesto with our native herb powder Lemon Myrtle for a citrusy twist. This herb is bursting with antioxidants and calcium and contains the highest concentration of plant citral in the world. A delicious flavour enhancer that your guests will love!

Serves : 1 Jar
Time : 10 min


⅓ cup raw pine nuts, almonds, walnuts, pecans or pepitas
2 cups packed fresh basil leaves (about 3 ounces or 2 large bunches)
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
½ teaspoon fine sea salt
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon Lemon Myrtle

Place all ingredients into a food processor and blend on high speed until you reach your desired consistency.

Serve with chopped vegetables or crackers.

Store leftover pesto in the fridge for up to one week.


Recipe adapted from Cookies + Kate

  Tagged: Nutrition, Superfoods, Recipes