Garlic Hemp Pesto Recipe

Creamy, vegan Hemp oil-basil-avocado-cashew pesto for your favorite pasta dish or veggie bowl. Hemp, raw basil, and garlic have been proven to act as anti-inflammatory and immune system boosters. Enjoy! 

 

INGREDIENTS: 

1/4  Cup Raw Cashews
2-3 Cups Fresh Basil Leaves 
1/2 Avocado 
1-2  Garlic Cloves Peeled 
1/2- 1  Lemon Juiced 
2 Tbsp. of Olive Oil  
1/4 tsp. Pink Salt 
Optional: 
1 tsp. Nutritional Yeast 

DIRECTIONS: 

1: Add all ingredients to blender or food processor and pulse until desired texture 

2: Season to taste (more garlic, salt, etc.) 

3: If too thick, add a small amount of water for desired consistency. 

4: Top on your favorite pasta dish or veggie bowl. 

**Nutiva is the first USDA Certified Organic Hempseed product grown in the U.S. from a national organic brand, which supports our Hemp farmers here at home. 

Recipe and images from Holistic Chef Erica Jane 

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