Your pasta is about to get a boost. This tasty superfood pesto features nutritious hemp seeds in place of traditional pine nuts for a healthier, heartier sauce fit for all your favorite dishes. Whether you’re noshing on gluten-free brown rice penne, shirataki fettucine or a veggie melt, slather on this tasty and protein-packed pesto.
Basil Pesto with Hemp Seeds
- In a food processor or blender, process hemp, basil, cheese, garlic and salt and puree.
- Slowly add in olive oil and continue to process for 2-3 minute, until the mixture has become a smooth paste.
- This pesto can be stored in the fridge for up to 1 week.
- Serve as a sauce for pasta, pizza or rice, a dressing for salads, a spread for sandwiches or a dip for crackers and vegetables.