Celery Scrap Pesto

Celery Scrap Pesto

Celery Scrap Pesto

This pesto is simple, boasts good flavor and texture, and keeps well. You can use it as a spread, a dip, or a snack. (Make sure to include the pecans!)


1 C. finely chopped celery leaves

1/4 C. chopped celery (inner yellow-white parts are fine also)

1/3 C. chopped pecans

1/3 C. olive oil.

1 tsp. grated lemon zest

1/4 tsp. lemon juice.

½ tsp. kosher salt.


In a medium bowl, combine the celery leaves, celery, and pecans. Drizzle with the oil until it is well combined, then mix in lemon zest, juice, and salt.

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