There are so many ways to use these nutritious wild greens! Lambsquarters can be steamed, mixed in a salad, or added to rice.

Lambsquarters Pesto

Lambsquarters Pesto From Greta Holmstrom, Building and Planning

2 cups tightly packed fresh lambsquarters leaves

1/2 cup pine nuts, walnuts, hemp seeds or pistachios

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1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

sea salt and freshly ground pepper

Place lambsquarters leaves, nuts, and garlic in food processor. Pulse at low speed until mixture is coarse. Add olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Process to combine.

Makes about 1 cup