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Roasted Zucchini & Dill Pesto

Updated: Jul 5, 2023

Use the recipe below or check out the Nutritional App to find other quick & easy side sauce ideas. This recipe was brought to you by @lushlife_alkalinevegan!





Yields: 1 1/2 cups

Prep Time: 5-10 mins

Soak Time: 15-20 mins

Total Time: 20-30 mins



Description:

"This is my new favorite pesto. Simple, healthy and it taste amazing!"







Ingredients:

  • 2 medium Zucchini- chopped

  • 2 tsp dried dill

  • 2 tbsp Hempseed

  • 2 tbsp Key lime Juice (freshly squeezed)

  • 1 tbsp Avocado oil

  • 2tsp Tahini

  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder

  • 1 1/2- 2 tsp Salt (more to taste or preferred salt)

  • Pinch of Cayenne pepper

  • Few fresh basil leaves .

* optional

**see app for approved foods & recipes


Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. In a large bowl mix chopped Zucchini & dill with a drizzle of grape seed oil

  3. Place in a baking dish and bake for 15- 20 mins or until Zucchini is fork tender

  4. Remove from oven and let cool.

  5. Place cooled roasted Zucchini and all the other ingredients in food processor and blend for 5 -10 minutes until Zucchini is finely chopped or until you’ve reached your desired consistency.


 

NOTES:

  • I prefer my pesto with texture, but if you want it smooth, just blend on high for longer.

  • You can also use raw zucchini as well!



All images courtesy of @lushlife_alkalinevegan



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