The homemade pesto in Chetna Makan’s recipe packs a real herby, garlicky punch, but use ready-made if you’re short of time.

Pesto potato salad with beans

The homemade pesto in Chetna Makan’s recipe packs a real herby, garlicky punch, but use ready-made if you’re short of time.

    Gluten free
  • Serves4
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time30 mins

Ingredients

  • 500g baby new potatoes, halved if large
  • 300g fine green beans, halved
  • 45g pine nuts

For the pesto:

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 25g pack fresh basil, leaves only
  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juice
  • 50g Parmigiano Reggiano, grated