Photo credit Pepe Josephine

Pea pesto

Time on Instagram is well spent when I come across dishes as appealing as this quick cheesy pea pesto.

This is an easy option for when there’s not a lot of veges in the house but for a bag of peas in the freezer. We all have those times, right?

It makes a great pesto pasta, dip, sandwich filler, pizza topping … anything you want to lather in pesto goodness.

And the good news is peas are high in iron and basil is packed with health promoting flavonoids, oils, vitamins and minerals.

This will only take a few minutes to throw together in your food processor.


1 cup cooked peas
Juice of half lemon
3 Tbl nutritional yeast
1 clove garlic, minced
Handful basil, chopped
Salt to taste

Process and adjust. Add more water if too thick. You can also add more garlic and basil to suit your tastes.

It would beĀ great on theseĀ gluten free noodles!


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