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What to do:

  1. Strip basil leaves from the stems and add to food processor along with avocados, walnuts, lemon juice, garlic, and salt. Pulse until finely chopped. Add oil and process to form a thick paste. Season with pepper.
  2. Cook linguine and mix with pesto.
  3. Enjoy!

Avocado Pesto

Low Sodium Vegan Vegetarian

Avocados add a silky consistency and cheese-like richness to this dairy-free pesto recipe. Toss it with pasta, spread it on a flatbread pizza, or use it for a healthy mayo substitute on your sandwich.

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What you will need:

  • 1 large bunch fresh basil
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 16 cups whole-wheat linguine