Avocado Pesto

Avocado Pesto..
Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Avocado Pesto


  • Author: Chef Shelly

Description

Dairy Free- Nut Free –


Ingredients

Scale

1 large bunch fresh basil

2 ripe avocados

½ cup hemp seeds

zest and juice of one lemon

3 cloves garlic

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

½ cup avocado oil


Instructions

Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Pulse until well combined. If you like a rustic look and still slightly chunky do not over blend. If you want the pesto completely smooth, blend longer. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. Try a little red pepper flakes.

To use with pasta, cook your pasta per instructions, reserve a cup of pasta water. Add your cooked pasta to a warm sauté pan, add spoon fulls of avocado pesto add a little of the pasta water at a time to thin pesto.

Notes

Great on any pasta, whole grain toast, bruschetta, use your imagination!