Hemp Hearts Super Pesto

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Everyone loves the simplicity of pesto. Whether you are making a quick pasta dish, slice of toast or salad, fresh pesto is only a quick whizz in the blender away.

If you have a nut allergy, you may be looking for an alternative to traditional recipes. Pine nuts can be delicious, but if you are seeking a safe alternative, hemp seeds are the ideal choice. Hemp hearts have a very similar flavor profile, but loads more nutrition than pine nuts. They contain all essential amino acids, along with omegas 3, 6 and 9 in an ideal ratio for optimal health.

1

Combine all of the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula if necessary.

Add more or less oil to get the consistency you desire.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time3 minsTotal Time8 mins

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 2 cups Fresh basil leaves, loosely packed
 ¼ cup Hemp seed hearts
 ¼ cup Shredded parmesan cheese
 2 tbsp Hemp seed oil (2 - 3 tbsp)
 1 Clove garlic
 Squeeze of lemon
 Salt to taste (about 1/4-1/2 teaspoon is a good amount)

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Ingredients

 2 cups Fresh basil leaves, loosely packed
 ¼ cup Hemp seed hearts
 ¼ cup Shredded parmesan cheese
 2 tbsp Hemp seed oil (2 - 3 tbsp)
 1 Clove garlic
 Squeeze of lemon
 Salt to taste (about 1/4-1/2 teaspoon is a good amount)

Directions

1

Combine all of the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula if necessary.

Add more or less oil to get the consistency you desire.

Hemp Hearts Super Pesto

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