Recipe of the week - week 24

Wreath with Basil Pesto, Mozzarella and Walnuts

Serves 2 | Time: 30 Minutes



1/2 cup  basil, fresh
1 cup  spinach, fresh
1/2 clove  garlic
1/2 cup  walnuts
7.6 oz yeast dough
1/2 tbsp maple syrup
0.4 oz Parmesan
2 oz Mozzarella
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil


      1. Wash and drain spinach and basil.
      2. Grate Parmesan.
      3. Peel and finely dice or mince garlic.
      4. Add spinach, basil, Parmesan, garlic, half the walnuts, olive oil, and maple syrup to a food processor and chop. Season with salt and pepper.
      5. Grate the mozzarella.
      6. Finely chop the rest of the walnuts.
      7. Roll out the dough and cut into about 10”x6” pieces.
      8. Brush with pesto and top with mozzarella and nuts.
      9. Roll-up the dough…
      10. …halve lengthwise and “braid” the two resulting strands.
      11. Join the ends of the braid to create a wreath.
      12. Place the wreaths on a lined baking try, brush with oil, and bake for about 15-20 min.
      13. Allow to cool a little and enjoy.
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