Sweet Basil is loaded with health benefits!
This is one of our absolute favourite meals! Its a great recipe for teens to make for the family!
This recipe is so delicious and has so much flavour!
~ Gluten & Dairy Free ~
2 cups of fresh basil
1/2 cup of pine nuts, sunflower seeds, or walnuts (omit if you are on a nut-free diet)
1/2 cups olive oil
2 TBSP of fresh lemon juice
2 heaping TBSP nutritional yeast
1 ripe avocado (optional)
Dash of salt and pepper
Gluten-free fusilli noodles
1) Put pesto ingredients into a blender (Basil, nuts or seeds, oil, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, avocado, salt and pepper) and blend until pesto is smooth.
2) Boil gluten-free pasta for 7 minutes, rinse under cool water.
3) Stir pesto into noodles. Serve warm.
Makes 4 servings