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Give this tasty and easy basil pesto recipe a try and use as a topping for tofu, chicken, beef or pasta.

 

 

Pesto Ingredients:

1 cup fresh basil leaves

2-3 table spoons of Olive Oil (you might need more or less to reach desired consistency)

1 tbsp Tahini (or any other nut butter)

1 lemon, juiced

1 clove garlic

1 pinch of sea salt

Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender cup and blend to a consistent texture.  You may need to add additional olive oil or lemon juice to create desired consistency.  Allow to sit for a couple minutes as you prep the Stir-fry ingredients.

Tofu Stir-fry Ingredients:

2 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless

1 red or spanish onion

2-3 chopped carrots

1 red pepper chopped or sliced

1 yellow zucchini sliced vertically

Additional vegetables as desired.

Cook chicken stove top or on a grill until full cooked.  About 10 minutes.  Using a separate pan, warm a little coconut oil or olive oil and add chopped onions, carrots and peppers to the mixture and allow to cook for another 2-3 minutes over medium heat until they soften a little.  Add the zucchini last  You’ll notice the colour brighten a bit.  Add the basil pesto to the mixture and continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes, gently mixing.   Do not over cook.

Makes about 4 servings.

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