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

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

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.

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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 Yeast Spotting.

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Author: Deb in Hawaii (URL)

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. ;-)

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