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Basil Pesto With Sunflower Seeds

Basil Pesto With Sunflower Seeds
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Nutty and aromatic, this pesto is great on pasta, vegetables, bread and even as a pizza sauce! Using sunflower seeds in place of pine nuts makes it more affordable than traditional pesto recipes.
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 10 Minutes
Basil Pesto With Sunflower Seeds
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Nutty and aromatic, this pesto is great on pasta, vegetables, bread and even as a pizza sauce! Using sunflower seeds in place of pine nuts makes it more affordable than traditional pesto recipes.
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 10 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Servings
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients in food processor and process until smooth. Enjoy!
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Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 med. Eggplant, sliced ¼ to ½ inch thick
  • 2/3 c Flour
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 c Fine bread crumbs
  • Coconut or Olive oil for frying
  • 3 c your favorite Tomato sauce
  • 1 lb Mozzarella, fresh, sliced or graded
  • 1/2 c Fresh Parmesan, grated
  • 2 T basil, minced if fresh or dried

 

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Eggplant Saute with Basil

Eggplant Saute with Basil

Ingredients

  • 1 or 2 eggplant
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/2 t sea salt
  • 1 t fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. Trim stem from eggplant, cut into wedges.
  2. Pour olive oil into a wide frying pan over med-high heat.
  3. Add eggplant and brown nicely on one cut side; takes about 2 min.  Then turn and add ½ t salt, basil, and 3 T water.
  4. Cover pan and cook over med heat; check at 1 to 2 min. intervals, adding about 2 T water at a time as it is absorbed.
  5. Shake pan or turn pieces as necessary, until completely tender; total cooking time will be about 12 min.
  6. Season to taste if needed. Serve hot.
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