Pesto Pasta Sauce

May, 2019

Bought a bit too much rocket and don't know what to do with it? Make a pesto sauce of course! You will need a stick blender of food processor for this one. Pesto sauce is a lovely change from the traditional tomato-based sauces, and even better one serve of this sauce gives you 2 serves of vegetables! If you don't have rocket or find it a little bitter you can substitute it for baby spinach leaves.

Pesto Pasta Sauce

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 4 loosely packed cups of rocket

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 2 tbs sunflower seeds

  • juice from 1/2 a lemon

  • 2 portions of cooked pasta (to serve)

  • Steamed greens (to serve)

  • Baked salmon or chicken (to serve)

Method

  1. Add all ingredients in a food processor

  2. Blend until smooth

  3. Add salt and pepper to taste if desired

  4. Stir through pasta and serve with steamed green vegetables and salmon or chicken

Nourish With Balance.

© Talia Cecchele, 2020