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Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto


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  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 C packed fresh basil
  • 1 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 6-8 tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp walnuts, toasted
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • red pepper flakes
  • chopped walnuts, toasted
  • fresh basil
  • sun-dried tomatoes, chopped


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In mini-chop, chop garlic to mince. Add basil and process till chopped.

Step 2

Pour in olive oil and process. Add tomatoes, nutritional yeast and slowly add water as needed. Process till mostly smooth. Add walnuts and process till chunky. Season with salt & pepper

Step 3

Toss pesto with cooked pasta. Top with additional walnuts, basil and sun-dried tomatoes.


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  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil


  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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