Basil and Cilantro Hemp Oil & Seed Pesto

This simple pesto is super refreshing and healthy and a great addition to your pasta, pizza toppings or even your toasts.

Serves: 1.5 Cups       Prep Time: 5 mins        Cooking Time: 5 mins        Calorie Count: 77 per serving


  • Hemp Seed Oil 1/3 Cup
  • Hemp Seeds ½ Cup
  • Cilantro 2 Cup
  • Basil Leaves ½ Cup
  • Garlic Cloves 6 – 7
  • Black Peppercorns 3 – 4
  • Salt, To Taste


  1. Take all the ingredients in a blender or grinder and blend it until you get a coarse paste
  2. Transfer the contents into to a glass container. In case you are storing for 2 – 3 days in the fridge then pour some hemp oil as the top most layer in the jar. Avoid this step if you are using it for immediate/ same day consumption.

Nutritional Information:

Total Fats                       4.9g
Saturated Fat                 0.4g
Cholesterol      0 mg
Sodium     84 mg
Total Carbohydrates      5.1 g
Dietary Fiber                 0.7 g
Total Sugars                  0.4 g
Protein 3.6 g
Calcium  30 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 77 mg


*Nutritional information and calories may vary depending upon the ingredients.


Recipe by Ruchika Damani Mundhra (@platenpalate)

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