Herb Guide

Nettle Pesto

May 27, 2021 | Recipes

Easy and delicious Nettle Pesto is suitable for many dishes! 

Fresh nettles are now at their best at this time of year, try it with pasta, pizza or bread.


  • 1 dl Dried nettle crushed or 1 litre Freash young nettle leaves
  • 1 dl  Hulled hemp seeds (or other seeds or nuts)
  • 2 Organic garlic cloves
  • 150ml Organic olive oil
  • 1 dl Nutritional yeast flakes or parmesan
  • 1 Tablespoon organic lemon juice
  • Add herbal salt to taste



  1. Soak Dried nettle crushed in plenty of water for 20 minutes
    (soaking water can be used, for example, as a hair rinse or as a plant fertilizer)


  1. Rinse the fresh nettles in a sieve and parboil
    (bring the water to a boil and cook the nettles for more than half a minute)
  1. Drain the nettle and place in a blender
  2. Add the other ingredients to the mixture and mix until smooth
  3. Add salt to taste and the pesto is ready to eat!

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