This hemp seed pesto is amazing over zucchini noodles for a light and fresh Summer meal.

Raw Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto
Raw Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto
Raw Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto
Raw Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto

You can use this pesto however you like, not just for this dish! I made regular pasta for my husband, he needs the extra energy. I, on the other hand, work at a desk 8 hours a day so whenever I can lighten up meals, I usually do!  You could also use the hemp seed pesto as a spread or dip for raw veggies, it’s so flavourful and fresh you can’t really go wrong!

Raw Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto

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Raw Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto

Hemp Seed Pesto

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dip, Condiment
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Raw

Simple, fresh and completely raw this dish is perfect for a warm, summer evening.


Scale

Ingredients

  • 3 cups spinach, lightly packed
  • 1 cup raw hemp seeds
  • 1 cup fresh basil, packed
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place all the pesto ingredients into a high speed blender and mix well.
  2. Add a little water 1 tsp at a time if it’s too thick.

Notes

To make the pasta dish as shown, spiralize 1-2 large zucchinis, dice 6 mini bell peppers and finely chop 1 crown of broccoli. Add it all to a bowl and top with the hemp seed pesto,

Keywords: dairy-free, no cheese, healthy, easy, blender