This particular pesto sauce truly is loaded with nutrients and flavor! It is delicious stirred into pasta dishes and roasted veggies, or spread onto pizzas and sandwiches! The possibilities are endless

Basil and Hemp Seed Pesto [Vegan]

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Nutritional yeast, optional
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Preparation

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or high-speed blender, and process until smooth. Serve with your favorite pasta, a plate of roasted veggies, or an open-faced sandwich!

Notes

You may add a few tablespoons of nutritional yeast to the pesto if you desire a cheesy flavor, or simply sprinkle some on top of your meal before eating!

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