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Basil pesto with whole foods

Basil pesto with fried Tempeh and Artichokes

This quick and easy Pesto is prepared in no time and comes with a lot of whole food ingredients. You can easily combine it with your favorite veggies.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 793 kcal

Equipment

  • Mortar
  • Blender

Ingredients
 
 

The Pesto

  • 70 g fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 30 g pine seeds
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • nutmeg

The Rest

  • 200 g whole grain spaghetti
  • 160 g tempeh
  • 50 g cherry tomato
  • 10 g rucola
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 80 g artichokes
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Get some water for the pasta boililng and cook the pasta following the instructions on the package.
  • Meanwhile take care of the pesto. Either toss the ingredients into a mortar, or, if you want to be quick, put everyting into a blender
  • Cut the tempeh into smaller chunks and start frying them crispy with some oil. Cut the tomatoes and put them aside.
  • Once the pasta is boiled, add them to the pan with the Tempeh. Pour the fresh pesto blend in and mix until evenly distributed.
  • Combine the pasta with the rest of the fresh ingredients and sprinkle some noosh on the plate. That's it

Nutrients per serving

Nutrition Facts
Basil pesto with fried Tempeh and Artichokes
Amount per Serving
Calories
793
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
35
g
54
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
10
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
16
g
Sodium
 
79
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
1118
mg
32
%
Carbohydrates
 
95
g
32
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
38
g
76
%
Vitamin A
 
2098
IU
42
%
Vitamin C
 
19
mg
23
%
Calcium
 
227
mg
23
%
Iron
 
9
mg
50
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Fresh, Italian, Pasta
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