Makes:  10 servings
Suits: GF, DF, Nightshade Free, Vegan
Preparation time: 15 min

Ingredients:

  • 750 ml olive oil 
  • 40 ml apple cider vinegar (or to taste)
  • Juice of 1 lemon or lime (or pulp from a fermented or preserved lemon)
  • 4 ice cubes 
  • 2 cups raw organic walnuts
  • 3 bunches mixed herbs (Basil, Parsley & Tarragon)
  • 100 gms leafy greens, blanched (ex. spinach, kale, chard)
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Method:

  • Pick herbs from stems, roughly chop, and leave aside
  • Use a food processor with the double blade attachment to mill the walnuts to a fine consistency, take out and put aside
  • Add the blanched greens, herbs ice cubes, and all wet ingredients and pulse until combined and smooth
  • Add the walnuts back in with nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper and blitz until combined 
  • Enjoy with pasta,  toast, through scrambled eggs or as a pizza sauce
  • Adding the ice cubes will keep the mixture from heating while blending to ensure the mix stays vibrant green

Santos Organics is proud to partner with Conscious Grounds Kitchen

This recipe was developed in collaboration with Conscious Grounds Kitchen expert team of chefs and nutritionists. Conscious Ground Organics is a certified organic farm and earth education centre in Byron Bay. Their philosophy is to bring compassion, love and healing through the food they grow, while the affiliated Conscious Ground Kitchen is dedicated to providing the most delicious, nutrient-rich food products for your home because great nutrition is vital for a healthy lifestyle.

Walnut, Spinach & Herb Pesto
Walnut, Spinach & Herb Pesto

Recipe Contributors: Naomi Hare
Instagram: @consiousgroundkitchen / @Nomes1992

 

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