Vegan Pesto Sauce
Multi purpose sauce. Can be used for pasta , sandwich spread or simple as a dip
This Recipe is free from :
Basil leaves - washed and roughly chopped - 2 cups
Sunflower seeds - ½ cup - The reason I took sunflower seeds is to avoid the tree nuts allergies that we have. If you are ok you can also take pine nuts or walnuts.
Garlic cloves - 3
Vegan Parmesan cheese - ¾ cup
Olive oil - ½ cup
Salt to taste
Pepper - crushed to taste.
Just warm the sunflower seeds for a minute or two on a skillet.
Add them to grinder and grind into a fine powder.
Next add garlic cloves and grind them together.
Next add basil leaves , salt and pepper to taste and grind them.
At the end add vegan cheese and olive and pulse the mixture slightly coarse paste.
Your vegan Pesto sauce is ready . Enjoy it with pasta , use it as a spread for sandwich or just as a dip.
To store the pesto sauce , transfer it to a container with airtight lid , add olive oil on top to cover the sauce . Remains good for a week in refrigerator.