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Recipes

Basil Pesto

Ingredients

  • 3 c. fresh basil (or substitute 1 cup with spinach)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 c. nuts (walnuts, pine nuts, or cashews)
  • 1/2 container silken tofu (optional for extra creaminess)
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • salt to taste

Directions

  1. In a food processor, chop the garlic, and nuts until finely minced.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and process until paste consistency.

Use as a dressing, pasta sauce, toast topper, or on baked potatoes..

Per 8″ waffle: 274 calories; 9 g protein (13%); 53.8 g carbohydrate (78%); 2.8 g fat
(9%); 398 mg sodium; 35 mg calcium; 0 mg cholesterol.

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