Spirulina Pesto for Cold Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 625 ml (2 (½ cup) servings
  • 375 ml (1 ½ cup) fresh basil*, chopped
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) pine nuts or walnuts
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 125 ml (½ cup) cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Pepper to taste
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) chopped fresh cilantro

Direction

Put all the ingredients in a food processor or blender except the olive oil that will be added slowly; blend until smooth.
Serve with a pasta salad or as a spread.

*Fresh basil could be replaced by 375 ml (1½ cup) of fresh parsley and 30 ml (2 tbsp) of dried basil.