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
1) Put pesto ingredients into 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