Hemp Pesto Recipe

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Toasted hemp seeds are a flavorful addition to this hemp pesto recipe, based on traditional basil pesto.
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In "Super Seeds," Kim Lutz explores the astonishing nutrient profiles and benefits of super seeds, then covers everything you need to know about basic super seed recipes and the simple tools you'll need to use super seeds in various forms.
5 min DURATION
2 min COOK TIME
3 min PREP TIME
1 cup SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup hemp seeds
  • 4 cups basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 shallot cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

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Kim Lutz begins Super Seeds (Sterling Publishing Co., 2014) by exploring the astonishing nutrient profiles and health benefits of super seeds, from providing vitamins and minerals to delivering protein and fiber. After covering everything you need to know about basic super seed recipes and the tools you’ll need to use super seeds in various forms, Lutz offers 75 mouthwatering recipes perfect for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets. The following recipe is from Chapter 2, “Basic Super Seed Recipes and Preparations.”

Hemp’s nutty texture and delicate flavor make it an ideal addition to various pestos, including this variation on classic basil pesto.

Hemp Pesto Recipe

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