Rockin' Pesto featuring Chickpeas & Basil

5 10 163
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 4
Rockin' Pesto featuring Chickpeas & Basil
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3 cup Basil, fresh (leaves only, pack the cups tight)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced (leave out if your digestion doesn't like garlic or you are healing)
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained
2 tbsp Nutritional yeast
2 tbsp Lemon juice (or 3)


Mince the garlic

Next add all the ingredients to the food processor or mixer & blend to desired consistency.

Optional Add Ins

1 pinch sea salt (optional- be careful as the nutritional yeast is salty)

Water or extra virgin organic olive oil to taste to make it thinner & creamier

Pine nuts, raw almonds or raw walnuts (to add additional protein & an additional flavor)




Created for you with Joy by Paula Yolles of FoodTastic Health

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Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 163
Calories from fat 33
Calories from saturated fat 2.9
Total Fat 3.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 228 mg
Potassium 382 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.1 g
Dietary Fiber 8.5 g
Sugars 4.6 g
Protein 11.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 0.8

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