Sea-Lettuce Pesto

Sea-Lettuce Pesto

70 grams (2 1/2 ounces) sea lettuce (half of a 140 gram package)
1 clove garlic
25 grams (roughly 1 ounce) pine nuts
100 ml (1/2 cup) extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
60 grams (2 ounces) freshly grated Pecorino cheese

1. Combine the sea-lettuce, garlic and pine nuts in a mortar and pestle and grind into a coarse paste.

2. Add half the oil and grind together.

3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Add the remaining oil.

5. Transfer the pesto to a large serving bowl and mix in the cheese.

The pesto can be used with pasta as a salsa, dip, or accompaniment to fish and chicken.

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