Flavorful Vegan Pumpkin Seed Pesto
Makes about 1 cup
To make this creamy, deep flavored, vegan, pumpkin seed pesto you will need :
1 tablespoon chopped chives
1 garlic clove, minced
½ cup toasted pumpkin seeds (toast on a sheet pan in a 400oF oven for 5 minutes and let cool)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons capers
1/3 teaspoon coarse sea salt
¼ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/3 cup water
4 large leaves of basil
Leaves from 2 sprigs of Italian parsley
This delicious pesto is perfect to serve with spaghetti squash or rice noodles.
1- Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until completely pureed.
2- Mix with your favorite cooked pasta or spaghetti squash and enjoy your tasty vegan pumpkin seed pesto!
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