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.
Â½ 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.