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Got 5 Minutes and A Food Processor? You Can Have This Pasta.

If super simple meals are your thing, you're going to love this pesto. All you'll need is 5 minutes and a food processor to whip up this vegan dinner!

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5 Minute Vegan Olive Pesto Pasta

Vegan, Gluten Free (Optional), Dairy Free

Serves 2-3.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Pesto
  • 2 cups tightly packed basil 
  • 60g roasted cashew nuts* 
  • 10 pitted green olives 
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt*
  • 2 Tbsp. savory yeast flakes* 
  • 4-5 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil*
  • 2-3 tsp lemon juice 
  • 1-2 cloves garlic (optional but highly recommended)
  • Black pepper* 
To Serve
  • Your choice of pasta*, cooked - try our quinoa elbow twists for a gluten free option
  • Fresh basil leaves, to garnish

*Available at Naked Foods

Method

  1. Pulse all pesto ingredients until smooth.
  2. Mix pesto and cooked pasta. Garnish, salt to taste and enjoy!

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Minako Umehara - @365cleaneats

Health-conscious Recipe Creator / Food Stylist & Photographer/ Food Instructor
Minako has lived in 8 cities across 3 countries since 2003. Despite the varying environments around her, her realisation that food is universal has led to her desire to connect with people through food. After moving to Melbourne, she picked up vegan cooking. She now spends time creating innovative vegan recipes and running cooking classes.

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