Raw Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto is super quick and easy to make – like all my raw food recipes :)  If you prefer, the pumpkin seeds can be replaced with almonds, walnuts, pinenuts or my favorite – pistachios. Give this raw food recipe a try and let me know what you think in the comments below. 

To learn how to make raw cucumber noodles check out my video on Cucumber Noodles with tomato, basil and capers. 

Raw Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
396 calories
26 g
0 g
32 g
11 g
5 g
81 g
326 g
1 g
0 g
25 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
81g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 396
Calories from Fat 277
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g
49%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 21g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 326mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates 26g
9%
Dietary Fiber 17g
66%
Sugars 1g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
1%
Calcium
82%
Iron
184%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups packed basil leaves
  2. 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  3. 1/2 cup olive oil
  4. 1-2 cloves garlic
  5. 1/2 teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender and enjoy over cucumber or zucchini noodles.
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calories
396
fat
32g
protein
11g
carbs
26g
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