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Rockin' Red Pepper Pesto

What you need: 

2-3 large red peppers
3 sprigs fresh oregano, leaves only
1-2 sprigs fresh basil, leaves only
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
quarter cup ground almonds
1/2 teaspoon finely ground sea salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons tomato paste

What you do: 

Roast the peppers whole until tender and the skins are loose and charred. Wrap the peppers in a tea towel and leave for a couple of minutes to steam, then peel, seed and trim.
Put all ingredients into a food processor and blend until finely chopped. Taste and adjust flavourings if desired.
Serve on pasta, pizza, bruschetta, sandwiches and so on.

Preparation Time: 
20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
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This was great. I substituted cashew for the almonds cause I didnt have any. I also added a little bit of pepper...but it was delicious. I used it as the sauce for my pizza.

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