Matcha Pesto

Posted by Sanne Vloet

Matcha Pesto

Matcha Pesto

Matcha Pesto

MATCHA PESTO

 

Antioxidant-packed matcha is one of the secret superfood ingredients which can add an extra nutritional kick to this easy-to-make vegan pesto pasta. The Matcha powder adds a beautiful green color for high levels of chlorophyll.

 

INGREDIENTS 

Serves 1
  • 3g (1 ½ tsp) matcha
  • ½ cup mint leaves, packed
  • ½ cup spinach leaves
  • 1 cup basil leaves, packed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¾ cup pine nuts and/or pistachios 
  • 2 spring onions, roughly chopped 
  • ½ cup EV olive oil
  • 30g grated parmesan cheese (or vegan cheese)
  • Pasta for serving (gluten free pasta if you would like it gluten free)

 

     

    METHOD

     

    1. In a bowl of a food processor or blender, combine everything but the EV oil and parmesan.
    2. Pulse until just combined.
    3. With the processor running on low, gradually, add the oil.
    4. Add parmesan and pulse a few times to combine.
    5. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a jar.
    6. To serve, simply add the desired amount to pasta and mix everything together.
    7. Plate, garnish with pine nuts and basil.

      

     

     

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