Rocket, Basil and Thyme Pesto


 Perfect as a dip, a sauce for pasta or a spread in sandwiches and pizza….pesto tastes delicious and is really quick and easy to make.

My version uses rocket, basil and thyme for extra herby yumminess.


  • Rocket leaves – approximately 3 handfuls
  • Basil – approcimately 2 handfuls
  • Thyme – 6 sprigs
  • A handful of pine nuts
  • 2 handfuls of grated parmesan cheese
  • Good quality olive oil – 3/4 cup
  • Half a teaspoon of salt
  • Half a teaspoon of pepper
  • One garlic clove chopped 


Put all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and give it a good blitz. Now you have some delightful pesto 🙂 

Tip: Store any extra pesto in an airtight container and pop it in the fridge. It will last at least 5 days in the fridge 🙂 


About Binny

Hi, I'm Binny - a writer, dreamer and serial wanderluster with a love for Wildlife Conservation. I am originally from Kenya but I now live in London. 'Karibu' to Binny's Food and Travel! I regularly share my experiences eating out, cooking and travelling, both in the UK and globally, as well as educate on the plight of Wildlife. I am an ambassador for World Animal Protection and regularly support the work of The Born Free Foundation, Four Paws and Dreams Come True Charity. I love packing my bags and going off on adventures as one of the best things about travelling is the ability to just get lost in it. To set aside the maps and itineraries and just see where the road takes you, learning and evolving and living in the moment along the way. It's my goal to get swept off my feet as often as possible!

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