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Creamy Hemp Pesto

Want to pump up the protein factor in pesto? Make it with hemp seeds instead of pine nuts. Add a dreamy cashew cream to it, toss it with some grape tomatoes and mix in some pasta. This is also great on a roasted veggie panini or sandwich.

Creamy Hemp Pesto

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeHigh ProteinVegan

Ingredients

Cashew Cream

  • 1 cup cashews
  • 3/4 cup water

Pesto

  • 2 cups fresh basil, packed
  • 1/3 cup hemp seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup cashew cream

Preparation

For cashew cream

  1. Blend cashews and water in a high speed blender. I used a Vita-Mix which will help get it ultra smooth.

For pesto

  1. In a food processor, blend basil, garlic, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and hemp seeds until coarsely blended and then drizzle in olive oil while processing until smooth.
  2. Stir in cashew cream.
  3. Spiralize a raw zucchini into pasta, or cook brown rice pasta according to package directions. Top with creamy hemp seed pesto and grape tomatoes, and garnish with fresh basil.

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jimi guy
1 Years Ago

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