This recipe has such an air of sophistication, I’d think to rename it “Watercresto”. Except then it’d sound smarmy. Talk about versatile, this can be used as a sauce for hot pasta, as a spread for bruschetta, as a marinade or in a cold pasta salad. Treat it like a condiment and make a little magic. *singing* You can do MAGIC! You can have ANYTHING that you desire. And, yes, I’m a dork and am singing America while I post my recipes.
This goes out to all the basil lovers (and growers) longing for a taste of summertime. Watercress is hardy and available during the colder months, and still manages to be flavorful even though a lot of the produce around it is lacking at best (I’m talking to you, hothouse tomato). The mixture is a little milder than traditional basil pesto, but still has all the peppery bite. Continue reading Watercress Pesto