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Vegan Avocado and Zucchini Hemp Pesto

Course Spreads and Sauces


  • 1 large avocado
  • 1/2 large or one small zuсchini
  • A bunch of fresh parsley or basil (leaves only)
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts (optional)
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Place in a food processor or a blender all the ingredients , add a splash of water
  • Blend until the hemp seeds are small enough, but still seen. Pesto is all about texture, it is better not to blend it so well like in a smoothie
  • Keep the pesto in the fridge for 2 days maximum, best to eat fresh.