Red Pepper Basil Creamy Pine Nut Pesto Sauce

1
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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Red Pepper Basil Creamy Pine Nut Pesto Sauce

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!

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Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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