Fresh Meyer Lemon Pesto with Tomato, Beet Green and Broccoli Skewers

Fresh Meyer Lemon Pesto with Tomato, Beet Green and Broccoli Skewers
Florida Coastal Cooking

Inspired by Epicurious

 Vegan, Dairy and Gluten Free

 

Ingredients

 

Pesto

2 packed cups of fresh herbs, I used basil, oregano, chives and parsley.

3 cloves of garlic

1 Tbsp coarse ground mustard

Zest and juice of one fresh Meyer lemon

¾ cup extra virgin olive oil

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

 

For the skewers

1 pint grape tomatoes

4 fresh beet greens, stems removed and torn into bite size pieces

1 large head broccoli

 

Directions

 

  1. Add herbs through lemon zest and juice to a food processor or blender and pulse to chop finely; slowly stream in the olive oil until blended. Season with salt and pepper, taste and re-season if necessary.
  2. For skewers, thread one tomato, a rolled bit of beet green and a broccoli floret onto a toothpick.
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