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Micro-fermentiertes Pesto aus Blättern: Mikronährstoffe aus ungewohnten Quellen

Micro-fermented pesto from leaves: micronutrients from unusual sources

We often focus on the delicious fruits while eating. But the leaves also deliver a variety of micronutrients. Based on the strawberry, we will explain this in more detail.

And we are practically trying out with a recipe for micro fermented pesto.

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Micro fermented pesto from leaves

Micronutrients from unusual sources

We often focus on the delicious fruits while eating. But also that Leaves deliver a variety of micronutrients. Based on Strawberry leaves we will explain this in more detail.

Many other leaves are also suitable for consumption, for example as salad duties or for smoothies. You can find some suggestions in the recipe below.

Many different leaves can be processed in Pesto. Micro-fermented pesto is not only delicious, but also offers a great way to get from the Health advantages of fermentation to benefit. It can also be used in a variety of ways. Whether together with pasta, as a spicy Brot spread, as a dip or spice for vegetable dishes.

But back to the strawberry and their leaves.

Strawberry leaves contain a number of healthy micronutrients. Below are some of the most important nutrients and connections:

  1. Flavonoids: Strawberry leaves contain various flavonoids such as Quercetin, Kaempferol and Catechins. These flavonoids have antioxidant and anti -inflammatory properties that can help protect the body from damage by free radicals and reduce inflammation.
  2. Vitamins: Strawberry leaves contain various vitamins, including Vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K and various B vitamins. Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant and plays an important role in strengthening the immune system and promoting healthy skin. Vitamin K is important for blood clotting and maintaining healthy bone health.
  3. Minerals: Strawberry leaves contain minerals such as Potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium. Potassium is important for regulating blood pressure and supporting heart health. Calcium is crucial for bone health and muscle contraction, while iron is important for oxygen transport in the body. Magnesium plays an important role in energy production and muscle and nerve function.
  4. Tannine: Strawberry leaves contain tannins that have antioxidant properties and can also have anti -inflammatory effects.

The Advantages of micro fermentation of strawberry leaves:
Due to the micro fermentation, not only the existing ones are Nutrients open -minded, but develop it probiotic bacteriathat can promote a healthy intestinal flora. Due to the fermentation, the nutrients in the leaves become more available made.

With fermented pesto, you can not only benefit from the healthy ingredients of the strawberry leaves, but also enjoy a unique and delicious taste experience. Use the power of the strawberry leaves and try out this healthy, fermented pesto. It is a delicious way to spice up your meals and at the same time benefit from the numerous health advantages.

Hidden micronutrient sources

"All too often, we focus on what can be bought in the supermarket during daily food. But there are true treasures, especially off the shelves"

Recipe: micro fermented pesto with strawberry leaves

The time of the strawberries is slowly coming to an end. But their leaves can be used for some time.

Micro fermented strawberry leaf pesto is suitable as Delicious spread, as a dressing, as a dip or as a spice for different dishes. The micro fermentation brings additional health benefits through the probiotic bacteria and the improved nutrient availability with itself.

If you don't have strawberry leaves in the garden, you can Alternatively, the recipe with blackberry leaves, raspberry leaves, basil, dandelion, arugula, spinach, parsley, coriander Or make a mixture of several leaves.

Pay attention to leaves with spines to remove the middle leaf axis with the spines.

So you always take care of variety on the bread or in the pasta. Experiment and find out which combination you like best.


  • 2 cups of fresh strawberry leaves (only unsprayed from your own garden, washed and dabbed dry). Alternatives see above.
  • 1/2 cup of roasted pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup of freshly grated vegan parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic (peeled)
  • Juice and abrasion of half a bio-lemon
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 measuring spoon Millivital micro fermentation accelerator


  1. Roughly crush the strawberry leaves and put them in a food processor or a blender.
  2. Add the roasted pine nuts, the grated parmesan cheese, the cloves of garlic, the lemon juice and the grated lemon peel.
  3. Start the mixer and gradually add the olive oil. Mix until everything is mixed well and a smooth paste is created.
  4. Add the pepper and the micro fermentation accelerator. Mix everything well so that the micro fermentation starts quickly.
  5. Fill the pesto into a glass and cover it well with cling film.
  6. Leave the glass at room temperature for about 24 hours of micro fermentation. During this time, probiotic cultures develop and the flavors are intensified.
  7. After the micro fermentation, the pesto in the refrigerator can be kept for a few days.

Bon appetit!

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Your Millivital team