Recipe: Pesto and purslane sandwich

Sandwiches and bruschetta with herbs
June 01, 2012

PurslaneEvery spring the purslane grows spontaneously in many empty pots and I water it with love and harvest all summer long.


For a quick snack, I spread some buns with a special pesto, enriched with walnuts, gorgonzola cheese and roasted peppers, then I added a nice bunch of purslane.

Pesto and purslane sandwich

Pesto with walnuts and gorgonzola


Ingredients
100g basil
70g walnuts
30ml olive oil
100g mild chilies
100g gorgonzola (or blue cheese)
1 clove garlic

Directions
Roast the peppers, peel and remove seeds. Chop all the ingredients in a blender.

Pesto and purslane sandwich

Pesto and purslane sandwich


Cut sandwiches in half and spread both sides with the gorgonzola and walnuts pesto. Stuff with Brie cheese and plenty of purslane.


Pesto ideasPesto ideas: recipes with classic pesto alla genovese, tips and ideas for pesto with other aromatic herbs.



Baked Pasta with Caliceddi
One year ago: Baked Pasta with Caliceddi

Two years ago: Pasta with onion and cinnamon basil

Three years ago: Bagna Cauda (Garlic Dip)


Souper SundaysThis goes to Deb from Kahakai Kitchen who's hosting the weekly event Souper Sundays (now Soup, Salad and Sammie Sundays).

I'm sending this also to Susan for her Yeast Spotting event.

You may be interested in...


Recipe: Aromatic French Toast
Sandwiches and bruschetta with herbs
May 10, 2012

Are you planning breakfast in bed for Mother's Day? Here is a classic recipe, perfect for the occasion, as for a Sunday brunch. I will start soon to harvest the herbs for my homemade Mediterranean Aromatic Mixture wit...

Recipe: Indonesian-style Purslane Salad
Salads with aromatic herbs
June 17, 2011

Gado-gado is an indonesian salad, served with a dressing made with peanuts and lemon juice. I prepared a quick salad inspired by this recipe, using lettuce, fresh harvested purslane and sorrel. I used also an unusual ...

Related Photo Galleries



Comments

Author: Deb in Hawaii (URL)
04/06/2012

I love purslane and buy it at the farmers market when I can find it. This sandwich looks wonderful--I love the pairing with the pesto. Thanks for sharing it with Souper Sundays. ;-)


Your comment

  Please prove that you are not a robot.

Author:
 
Mail:
 
URL:

Recent posts

(Ita) Ricetta: Acqua al cetriolo e menta - July 28, 2014


Chives flower - June 25, 2014
The surprising flowers
Chives flowers can be dried and added to herb mixtures. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontaneous herbs. Two years ago: Vegetarian b...

Recipe: Rocket and ricotta spaghetti - June 10, 2014
Pasta with aromatic herbs
Add a bunch of rocket to your pasta for a summer quick lunch. Rocket and ricotta spaghetti Ingredients Serves two: 140g spaghetti 100g ricotta 1 bunch rocket 200ml t...

WHB #436: The recap - June 09, 2014
Events
Grazie per le vostre deliziose ricette e informazioni utili! Thank you for all you delicious recipes and useful information! Weekend Herb Blogging è un evento dalla lunga sto...

Recipe: Asparagus quiche with sculpit - June 03, 2014
Savory pies and pizza with herbs
I'm growing sculpit (aka stridolo or silene) on my rooftop. We ate them raw in salads, added in omelettes, and in this quiche. Asparagus quiche with sculpit Ingredients 25...

Coriander flower - May 26, 2014
The surprising flowers
My coriander started to bolting and I took some pictures of its white flowers. A close-up: they look like tiny daisies. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs,...

(Ita) Il prezzemolo da radice - May 09, 2014


Yellow sweet clover flower - May 04, 2014
The surprising flowers
Every year I grow yellow sweet clover plants to harvest and dry the flowers for my flowers tea, with other aromatic flowers like cinnamon basil, mint, orange flowers. The su...

Herb harvests... appetizers - April 29, 2014
Growing aromatic herbs
Many perennial herbs are ready for the first harvests. I used lovage leaves and stems instead of dill for the recipe Dill and Onion Savory Muffins. My guests loved them, I can't...

(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... le verdure primaverili - April 22, 2014


(Ita) Ricetta: Pasta al tonno e cumino - April 21, 2014


(Ita) I fiori delle erbe e delle spezie - April 17, 2014


(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... ricette con il cioccolato - April 14, 2014


Orange thyme flowers - April 10, 2014
The surprising flowers
Orange thyme (Thymus Fragrantissimus) is blooming, and now it's full of tiny purple flowers. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontaneous he...

(Ita) Ricetta: Crema di zucca al coriandolo - April 01, 2014


Today's picture:
Aji Habanero chili pods
Blog Archive