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Hemp Seed Pesto

Hemp seeds are a great alternative to pine nuts. They have a great soft texture, a deliciously light nutty taste, and are full of Omega 3 & 6. This pesto is lovely stirred through hot pasta, spread on bruschetta or stirred into soup.

  • Serves 4
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Nut Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian

What you’ll need:

  • 30g Good Hemp Seed Hearts
  • 100ml Good Hemp Oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 70g basil
  • 100g pecorino cheese, grated

Method:

  1. Toast the Good Hemp Seeds in a dry pan for 1-2 minutes until lightly browned. Be careful not to burn them.
  2. Using a food processor or pestle and mortar, blend the seeds with garlic until you have a coarse mixture.
  3. Now add the basil and blend again. Once the desired consistency is reached, stir in the pecorino cheese.
  4. When all this is combined, slowly pour in the Good Hemp Oil to bring the mixture together.

 

 

Calories: 378     Protein: 12g     Carbs: 3g     Fat: 39g     Saturates: 8g     Fibre: 1g     Sugar: 1g     Salt: 0.2g