Sunflower Seed and Basil Pesto

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Preparation Time 10 minutes Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Cost Per Serving $0.54
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1/2 cupSunflower Seeds
2 cups (packed)Fresh Basil
2 clovesGarlic
1/4 cupNutritional Yeast
1/4 cupOlive Oil
1/4 tspSea Salt
1Lemon, juice​


  1. In a food processor, combine pesto ingredients and blend until smooth. Refrigerate or freeze until needed.


Culinary Tips​

  • Pesto will keep in the fridge for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 4 months. It can be used as a dip with veggies, tasty sauces or as a salad dressing too.