Presto Pesto

July 31, 2018

Just minutes from garden to mouth! In no time you can be devouring this luscious cheese-free, oil-free PESTO made with basil, roasted red peppers, garlic, lemon, white beans and nutritional yeast—a fresh pesto sauce for pasta, spread on bread/wrap, salad dressing, or dip. Top it off with a tasty bruschetta of chopped tomatoes, garlic and balsamic! Enjoy!


1 12-oz jar roasted red peppers in water, drained

1-3 cups packed fresh basil leaves

1-3 cloves garlic

1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts toasted (optional)

1 can white beans rinsed and drained

1/3 cup nutritional yeast

Juice of 1/2 lemon

Vegetable broth or water to bring mixture to desired consistency

Salt to taste

Blend together all ingredients into smooth paste/sauce in food processor. 




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