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Meyer Lemon Basil Pesto

Ingredients

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2 C. basil

1/2 C. pine nuts (I like to toast them)

1 clove garlic

2 Tbls. nutritional yeast*

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

2 small Meyer lemons, zested and juiced

1/2 ripe avocado

1/4 C. olive oil**

Instructions

Place all ingredients in food processor and blend.  Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

Notes

*use parmesan cheese if not vegan – or use vegan parm if desired (I have not tried it with vegan parm)

**Oil free?  Just omit and add a few tablespoons of water for desired consistency