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3/4 cup pine nut, pistachio, walnut, or hemp seed
1 large bunch fresh sweet or Italian basil, leaves
4 cloves garlic, skin off
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Place all ingredients except oil in a food processor, and process until slightly smooth. Slowly add oil to the mixture while the processor is on.
Serve with bread, or toss with pasta, or in a sandwich.
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I made this dish using pine nuts plus all ingredients except for nutritional yeast or black pepper, and it tasted excellent. Made lots of pesto tempeh sandwiches for the family.
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