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10 portion(s)

Pesto Method

  • 50 g parmeson cheese, grated
  • 70 g pinenuts, toasted
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 2 cups nasturtium leaves
  • .5 cup nasturtium stems
  • 160 g olive oil
  • 600 g water, for blanching nasturtium leaves


  • 450 g lukewarm water
  • 1 tbsp dried instant yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 750 g bakers flour
  • 100 g olive oil
  • 1 level teaspoon sugar
  • 6
    1h 15min
    Preparation 30min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Pesto Method
  1. 1. Put parmesan into the bowl and grate 4 sec/speed 10. Put aside and wipe out bowl.


    2.Roast pine nuts on varoma temperature, 3 min/speed 1 for until toasted to your taste. (I like mine well roasted and roast for 13 min). Set aside.


    3. Heat approximately 600g of water to 5min/100 degrees/speed 1. Prepare an ice-water bath and set aside.


    4. Add nasturtium leaves to boiling water. blanch for 10 sec by submerging the leaves with the spatular. Drain and transfer to ice-water bath until cool. Once cooled drain and set aside.


    5. Chop nasturtium stems 5 sec/speed 5 . Check and chop for a little longer if need be. Put aside.


    6. Put nasturtium leaves, pinenuts and garlic into the thermomix and blend 5 sec/speed 10. Scrape down bowl.


    7. Add oil and blend 10 sec/speed 7. Scrape down bowl.


    8. Add parmesan and chopped nasturtium stems back into mix and stir  20 sec/speed 1 or until well mixed.


  2. Bread Method
  3. 1. Place water and yeast into bowl and heat 3 min/37deg/speed 1.


    2. Greese round baking tin and set aside.


    3. Add all other ingrediants into mixing bowl and mix for 5 sec/speed 7 to combine.


    4. knead for 2 min/



    5. Let dough rise for 30 minutes or until doubled in size.


    6. Roll onto ThermoMat into large rectangle and sprinkle with a little flour. Spread nusturtium pesto over dough.


    7. Cut 3-4cm wide strips and fold each dough strip in a concertina pattern and place cut side up into a 24cm springform tin until all the strips are pressed in together.


    8. Bake for approximately 40-45 minutes at 180 degrees



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Nasturium Pesto

Add a little bit of lemon juice in step 8 to give this recipe a little bit of extra kick.

Oil will separate a little. stir before serving if not serving immediately.

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