You know we can’t have an episode about using food scraps without sharing two of our scrappiest recipes. Here we’ve got Meghan’s Broccoli Stalk Pesto, a beloved recipe in her house that not only uses up oft forgotten broccoli stalks, but also the last of that spinach that needs using up. In our newsletter, Stacie is sharing the Pink Milk she mentioned in this week’s episode: subscribe here to make sure you don’t miss out!
If your kids are like Stacie’s and just eat the “trees” (did you listen to this week’s ep yet?!), this recipe is perfect for you. Meghan has been making it for her family for years! Be sure to peel the tough outer layer off the broccoli stalks before using or you’ll never get a smooth pesto. Also, a quick tip: Cook pasta while making this! You can “clean” your blender by whizzing some of the pasta cooking water and use the resulting sauce to dress the pasta for a quick lunch, snack, or dinner.