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This quick, easy, super tasty and super nutritious pesto is a fabulous way to get broccoli into your kids diet without them even knowing it!

The high antioxidant content also make it a great addition to any healthy diet, especially when pregnant or breastfeeding when your nutritional demand is high.

Ingredients:

¼ cup almond meal

1 ½ cups broccoli florets

1 cup fresh basil

2 cloves garlic, smashed

1 tsp pink salt

½ cup olive oil

¼ cup parmesan, grated

Method:

  1. Bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil.
  2. Add broccoli florets and simmer for about 2 minutes or until bright green.
  3. Transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.
  4. Remove florets from iced water and pat dry.
  5. Place broccoli in a food processor along with almond meal, basil, garlic and salt then pulse until mixture forms a chunky paste.
  6. Gradually add the olive oil until becomes smooth.
  7. Add the parmesan and pulse until well combined.
  8. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Stir through pasta, add to sandwiches or serve as a snack with sliced carrot and celery or crackers.

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