- Roughly 40 grams of fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 C hemp hearts (aka hemp seeds)
- 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
- 1/4 C extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil
- Juice from half a lemon
- Some red pepper flakes to personal spice level – optional
- 2 – 3 TBS nutritional yeast – optional
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Whiz all ingredients – except red pepper flakes if using – together in a food processor or high speed blender until smooth.
- Fold in red pepper flakes if using.
- Enjoy with your favourite legume or gluten-free pasta or baked over fish.