Red Pepper Basil Creamy Pine Nut Pesto Sauce

Renee H

By
@Nayzilla

I cook dinner almost every night and some nights it seems I don't have any time, then my creativity kicks in and I make something in less than 30 minutes and it tastes like I've cooked for an hour!


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Rating:

Serves:

2

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
raw pine nuts
1
garlic clove
1/2 c
basil leaves
1
medium red bell pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/4 c
vegetable stock
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 pinch
sea salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add pine nuts and garlic with olive oil to frying pan, toast on low heat for 2 minutes, then transfer to food processor, set aside
2
Place red pepper and cayenne pepper in frying pan with olive oil and sauté' for 5 minutes on medium heat
3
Transfer to food processor, then add basil leaves, vegetable stock, and sea salt to taste. Blend on high until creamy consistency. Serve over cooked pasta!

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian