Nut Free Pesto

3/4 cup ground shelled Hemp Seeds

2 Tbsp ground Flax Seeds

2 cloves Garlic

3 cups chopped fresh Basil

3 Tbsp Nutritional Food Yeast (optional)

~1 cup Water

3 Tbsp Lemon juice

3 Tbsp Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper to taste

If the seeds need to be ground then add first the seeds to the food processor and grind till they are powdery, then add the basil and the garlic and pulse till basil and garlic is finely chopped. Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse till the pesto is thick but not watery. Stop the food processor from time to time to scape the bowl. Add a bit more water if need it.

Yields ~ 1.5 cups

Nutrients – Protein, Omega 3, Omega 6, Fiber, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, E, K, Folate, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Zinc

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