Enjoy that lush pesto taste the low-fat and vegan way. The secret is using white beans, which become very creamy tasting when blended. (We use a similar technique in our delicious Artichoke & Filo Pie )
The pesto recipe is adapted for UK users with thanks from the lovely Oh She Glows food blog. Picture courtesy of them too!
1 large pack of fresh basil (or two regular packs)
1 garlic clove
1 x 440g tin of cannellini or white haricot beans
1 tbsp water
4 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes (Engevita brand, health food shops)
2-3 tbsp fresh lemon juice, to taste
1/2-3/4 tsp sea salt
A drizzle of olive oil if you really want it
1. Blend the garlic until finely chopped.
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