Vegan “Cheesy” Creamy Nut-Free Green Pea Pesto a.k.a. More Pesto P(l)eas(e)!!

Vegan “Cheesy” Creamy Nut-Free Green Pea Pesto a.k.a. More Pesto P(l)eas(e)!!

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Whether you’re looking for something cheesy, silky, nut-free, oil-free, smooth, green, nutritious, delicious, creamy, plant-based, simple & easy to make & full of flavour, this pesto has your back!

GREEN PEAS are a great source of vitamin K (crucial for bone health), fibre (for gut, digestive system & heart health), vitamin C, antioxidants & energizing, cognitive-boosting, skin-healing B-vitamins! They also pack a pretty punch when it comes to iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc + protein. They’ve also been shown to help regulate blood sugar, boost liver function, immunity + fight aging.

Ge excited to spread this pesto on your #toastgoals, crackers, rice cakes or to use it as a topping for your fave meat, seafood or poultry dish, as a dip for veggies or tortilla chips or as a sauce for pasta, bowls or kale salads!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup frozen organic green peas, defrosted
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp. psyllium husks
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1/4 cup coconut vinegar
  • Sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed spinach, kale, basil, cilantro or parsley
  • 1-2 tbsp. water or almond milk, to thin out

TO MAKE:

  • Add all the ingredients to your blender & blend until combined & incorporated.

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  • If you’re having trouble blending, add 1-2 tbsp. of water (1 at a time) to thin it out. The pesto should be silky & smooth, with a little bit of chunks!
  • If you prefer it completely smooth, add more water or almond milk until desired consistency is obtained.

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  • ENJOY!
    • Store in an airtight container & refrigerate.

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