Classic vegan pesto
This recipe for classic vegan pesto is one of the easiest recipes out there. It is delicious and you can use it for sandwiches, pasta or dips. It is so good and has tons of uses.
- 3 cups basil
- 1 cup parsley
- 1 garlic clove
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup pine nuts
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- big pinch of salt
- 1 pound casarecce or penne or any pasta
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Put the rest of the ingredients in the blender or food processor, blend until well integrated.
Taste for seasoning.
Drain the pasta, saving one cup of water.
Add about three tablespoons of pesto to the pasta a mix carefully, slowly add more until all pasta has pesto. If it is dry add a 1/4 of water were the pasta cooked.
Calories: 3145kcal | Carbohydrates: 357g | Protein: 73g | Fat: 162g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Sodium: 649mg | Potassium: 2017mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 8855IU | Vitamin C: 93.7mg | Calcium: 336mg | Iron: 16.7mg