Vegan pumpkin seed pesto - Green to Glass

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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