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A vegan-based and budget-friendly meal.
Pesto Pasta
Course:
Lunch, Dinner
Yield:
4 – 6 Servings
Time:
30 Minutes
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 (16-ounce) package of your favorite pasta
  • 1 batch pesto
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon, chopped walnuts, for garnish

HOMEMADE PESTO:

  • 1⁄2 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (from about 2 small cloves)
  • 1⁄2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • A High-Powered Blender Or Food Processor

PESTO PASTA DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain thoroughly.
  2. Combine the pesto with the cooked noodles.
  3. Serve with an extra sprinkle of sea salt and garnish with the chopped

HOMEMADE PESTO DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a high-powered blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients and blend on high until smooth and creamy. Enjoy the pesto immediately or store in a sealed jar in the fridge for up to 5 days.

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