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Easy Peasy Pesto

This gluten-free green pesto’s magic ingredient is petit pois peas! Which makes it rich, tasty and cheap to make. Once you have made this recipe you will never go back to buying it from the supermarket.

Easy Peasy Pesto

Easy Peasy Pesto This gluten-free green pesto’s magic ingredient is petit pois peas! Which makes it rich, tasty and cheap to make. Once you have made this recipe you will never go back to buying it from the supermarket. Vegan Food UK Print This
Nutrition facts: calories fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • Cashews - 1 cup
  • Petit Pois - 2 cups
  • Basil (add another half cup if you love basil) - 1 1/2 cups
  • Nutritional Yeast - 1 tbsp
  • Olive Oil - 1/2 cup
  • 1 Large Lemon (Juice)
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Toast the cashews in a dry pan until golden brown. This is a simple technique you can do with all nuts and seeds to bring out their flavour.
  2. Add to a food processor with all the other ingredients and process until a bright green paste is formed.
  3. Spoon into a jar and refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. Serve with pasta, with potatoes or in a sandwich.

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