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Vertical Roots Pesto

Have some leftover greens in your fridge? 

Who said lettuce is only for salads? This twist on a classic pesto recipe is so simple and versatile! It’s delicious on pasta, baked into bread, with breakfast eggs, or just adding extra flavor to vegetables.


  • 2 Cup  Chopped greens (Recommend: Lowcountry Blend or Arugula Blend.)
  • ½ Cup  Fresh Herbs (Try: Parsley or Cilantro)
  • 2 T  Parmesan
  • ¼ Cup  Pine Nuts (or Almonds)
  • ¼ Cup  Olive Oil
  • 2  Garlic Cloves
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


Collect ingredients and combine into a food processor. Pulse ingredients until well blended and smooth. Enjoy right away or store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 3 months.