Superfood Pesto Pasta

Superfood Pesto Pasta


  • 2 packed cups of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 handfuls of kale or spinach
  • 1/3 cup cashews
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • juice of one large lemon
  • 1 large clove of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • roasted veggies of choice: zucchini, grape tomatoes, bell peppers
  • gluten free pasta or zucchini noodles


  1. Add the basil, spinach/kale, cashews, hemp seeds, lemon juice, garlic, nutritional yeast, olive oil and salt to a food processor or small blender. Blend until a thick paste forms. Drizzle in water as necessary until evenly combined, but not completely smooth.

  2. Taste and adjust flavors as desired.

  3. Add pesto sauce to cooked pasta with roasted veggies and toss until well combined.