Vegan Hemp Pesto Pasta Salad
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A pesto pasta dish to please the whole family, or just you for a whole week!! This stuff is great for leftovers, and shines at those potluck dinners.
Recipe type: pasta, ready in 20, easy dinner
Serves: 4
  • 1 package of your favourite pasta noodles (go for 2 ingredient pasta like fusilli with brown rice and water), cooked according to directions
  • 10 kalamata olives, chopped
  • 1 jar artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 jar sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 basil leaves for garnish
  • Pesto:
  • 2 cups of packed fresh basil
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup hemp seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ⅛ tsp each salt + pepper
  • ⅓ cup water
  1. Make pesto: blend all pesto ingredients together in your food processor
  2. Mix the pesto, pasta noodles, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes together in a large bowl, then top with extra basil leaves.
Recipe by HookedOnPlants at