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Guilt Free Fresh Pesto

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Serves 1 - 1 Batch

Healthy fresh pesto using dried prunes instead of black olives

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  • 1 zucchini/courgette
  • 1 large handful of basil leaves (about 20g)
  • 1 large handful of parsley (about 20g)
  • 6 dried prunes, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 50 grams raw almonds
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • squeezed lemon to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


    1. Pealed and chop zucchini in a small chunk
    2. Combine the chopped zucchini, fresh herbs, dried prunes, almonds, lemon zest and garlic in a food processor and process the mixture until it turns into a coarse meal.
    3. Add soy sauce and process it until the right consistency for you.
    4. Season with squeezed lemon and black pepper to taste
    5. Cover and store in an airtight container in the fridge for at least an hour to saturate the flavors.
    6. Refrigerated in an airtight container for storage.

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