Hemp Seed and Red Pepper Pesto
This delicious, simple to make, hemp seed and red pepper pesto replaces nuts for hulled hemp seeds, giving it an amazing nutritional boost.
Appetizer, Dips and Starters, Sauces, Jams and Condiments, Snack
Diabetic Recipe, Gluten Free, Italian, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb, Vegetarian
hemp-hearts, hemp-seeds, pesto, red-pepper-pesto
Red Peppers de-seeded and cut into long lengths
EVOO-extra virgin olive oil additional
or 1/4 cup hemp hearts and 1/4 cup of almonds, pine-nuts or cashews
finely grated Parmesan cheese
EVOO-extra virgin olive oil.
Saute the red pepper in 1 tspn of EVOO in a frying pan on high so it roasts slightly. Turn the temperature down to medium and place the lid on the pan and continue cooking till soft.
Blitz all ingredients together in a food processor till blended to desired consistency. Add additional water or EVOO to thin to desired consistency.
Season with salt and pepper.
Store in fridge for 5 days. Recipe suitable for freezing.
A KETohh creation by Karen Tremaine