This pea shoot pesto is pure spring: fresh pea shoots, basil, your favorite nut, nutritional yeast and garlic make a healthy vegan dip or spread.
- 1 1/2 cup pea shoots
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup cashews, macadamia nuts or pistachios
- juice of half a lemon
- 3–4 cloves garlic
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
- 1/3–1/2 cup olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- In a food processor, pulse ingredients until broken down. It’s okay if there is a little texture to the mixture.
- Stream in additional olive oil as needed to achieve desired consistency and season with salt and pepper to taste.