This nut-free, thick, and fragrant pumpkin seed pesto is a versatile sauce for your repertoire. Try this pesto as a spread on sandwiches, tossed with hot gluten-free pasta, or served over roasted or steamed vegetables. It's fantastic!

Raw Pumpkin Seed Pesto [Vegan]

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Calories

2040

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups raw pumpkin seeds - soaked for 2 hours (rinse and drain well)
  • 1/2 cup (or more) extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves - peeled and chopped small
  • 1 TB. raw apple cider vinegar
  • Several drops of liquid stevia
  • 1 cup PACKED fresh basil leaves (green or purple variety)
  • 1 tsp. pink himalayan salt
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Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process till smooth (stopping once or twice to scrape down sides). If you like your pesto chunky, don't process as long.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning.
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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 2,040 | Total Carbs: 21 g | Total Fat: 208 g | Total Protein: 58 g | Total Sodium: 37 mg | Total Sugar: 3 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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