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Charred pepper pesto

Charred pepper pesto

With toasted thyme & hazelnuts

With toasted thyme & hazelnuts

Makes 13 portions

Cooks In10 minutes

DifficultySuper easy

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 41 2%

  • Fat 3.5g 5%

  • Saturates 0.8g 4%

  • Sugars 0.8g 1%

  • Salt 0.1g 2%

  • Protein 1g 2%

  • Carbs 1.2g 0%

  • Fibre 0.5g -

Of an adult's reference intake


  • ½ a bunch of fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 x 450 g jar of roasted red peppers
  • 1 handful of hazelnuts
  • 1 handful of freshly grated pecorino cheese
  • extra virgin olive oil

Recipe From

Jamie Magazine

By Christina Mackenzie


  1. Pick the thyme leaves, peel the garlic and drain the peppers.
  2. Gently toast the thyme leaves and nuts until they start to colour, then blitz with the peppers and garlic.
  3. Season with sea salt and black pepper, then add the cheese and enough oil until you've got a good pesto texture.

Watch the video: Making Mayos Recipes: Roasted Red Pepper Pesto (November 2021).