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This is a light and healthy pesto sauce from an easy to grow mustard greens which makes a great green meal for St. Patrick's Day.

For this recipe you will need:

one chump of Green Streaks mustard greens
garlic
1 cup of olive oil
pinch of salt

This recipe can be adjusted for whatever greens you have available in your garden. I have used Red Giant mustard greens, spinach, or arugula also. Green Streaks mustard gives a light and tangy taste to the pesto.

Step 1: Harvesting your Produce

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Go out to your garden and harvest the mustard greens and young mustard that you need for this recipe. Alternatively, go to a store and buy the ingredients.
 
lclaiborne27 days ago

I use pecans in mine. They grow in the same place, and pecans are stong enough to work with mustard greens. The pine nuts in original pesto aren't up for it with mustard greens.

But it's fantastic stuff! Good with everything.

scoochmaroo3 years ago
Beautiful!
CitizenScientist (author)  scoochmaroo3 years ago
Thanks!
zomfibame3 years ago
ohh that looks GOOD, and pretty color too.
CitizenScientist (author)  zomfibame3 years ago
Thanks, I also grow a red version of this mustard which actually turns out a unique purple color for the pesto. I tried mixing the two but the color is really not attractive. Still tastes good though.