Recipe: Super-Easy Seaweed Pesto

Posted in: recipe, on 6 Jun 2016

The Cornish Seaweed Company
by The Cornish Seaweed Company

It's so easy to whizz up this delicious pesto — packed with flavour and bursting with goodness from the nutrient-rich kombu seaweed. Huge thanks to The Cornish Seaweed Company for introducing us to this gem of a quick-fix recipe.


  • 50g Nuts (of choice)
  • 20g Organic Kombu Seaweed
  • 60g Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 20g Grated Parmesan
  • 6 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • Black Pepper

Key info

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Serves: 5 as a dip
  • Rating: Easy
  • Freezable: Yes


1 Chop the seaweed into small pieces.

2 Toast the nuts for a few minutes in a dry pan on a low heat.

3 Place all ingredients in a blender or pestle and mortar and blitz or bash until required consistency.

4 Season with black pepper.

5 Get eating! Stir into freshly-cooked pasta, spread onto a crusty baguette or swirl into creamy hummus and get dipping with toasted pitta chips.

The Cornish Seaweed Company

The Cornish Seaweed Company

We are a small team of passionate seaweeders that sustainably hand harvest and traditionally sun dry a selection of our fine Organic Cornish Seaweeds. We harvest from our licensed area on the rugged coast of west Cornwall come rain or shine!

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