Spinach Basil Pesto
Aromatic basil paired with spinach and hemp hearts come together to make this irresistible vegan pesto. This healthy recipe is perfect any time of year and comes together in no time! The best part, no cooking required!
Prep Time12 mins
Total Time12 mins
- 1/4 cup hemp hearts
- 6 raw walnuts
- 1 package basil about 1/4 cup leaves
- 2 large handfuls of baby spinach about 2 cups
- 1 juice of lemon large
- 1-2 tbs. olive oil
- 1/8 tsp salt
- black pepper to taste
In a food processor, add the hemp hearts, walnuts and basil. Pulse to combine. Add spinach the lemon juice. Pulse to combine. Turn food processor on high and slowly drizzle in olive oil. Add pinch of salt and few cracks of black pepper.
Serve immediately over pasta, as a topping for pizza, with crusty bread or on your favorite tomato soup.
Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 96mg | Vitamin A: 29.4% | Vitamin C: 8.6% | Calcium: 3.5% | Iron: 12.4%