Moringa and Basil Pesto

  • ½ c. fresh Moringa leaves (removed from branch stems)
  • ½ c. fresh basil leaves
  • Handful fresh parsley
  • ¼ c. toasted pine nuts
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 clove peeled garlic
  • ½ c.+ grated parmesan (add more if you like it really creamy)
  • Pinch of salt salt
  1. Add all ingredients, except olive oil, to the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Process until everything is well-minced and blended.
  3. Leave processor in the ‘on’ position and slowly drizzle in the olive oil until well-blended.
  4. Taste for seasoning.
  5. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove from refrigerator and allow to reach room temperature before using (mix with pasta, roasted vegetables, etc.).

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