March 21, 2016

LEMONY-GARLIC WHITE BEAN SALAD
Ingredients
  • 1 recipe Hemp Seed Pesto (recipe follows)
  • 1 tablespoon cold-pressed olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans Great White Northern beans or Cannellini beans, drained and thoroughly rinsed
  • 1 heaping cup baby arugula or more, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (juice of about ½ lemon)
Instructions
  1. Prepare the Hemp Seed Pesto (recipe follows).
  2. Add the olive oil and garlic to a large saute pan and heat over medium-low. Cook for 1 minute or until the garlic is fragrant and softened, stirring frequently. Add the beans and continue to cook for 2 minutes or until warmed through. Stir in the pesto and baby arugula and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until the arugula just begins to wilt, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat and stir in the fresh lemon juice. Taste and add more sea salt and black pepper, if desired.
HEMP SEED PESTO
Ingredients
  • 1 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1 loosely-packed cup packed baby arugula
  • ⅓ cup Healthworks Hemp Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (juice of about ½ lemon)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • ¼ teaspoon plus ⅛ teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Add the basil, arugula, hemp seeds, olive oil, fresh lemon juice, garlic, sea salt, and black pepper to a food processor. Process for 1 to 2 minutes or until just shy of smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Taste and add more sea salt and black pepper, if desired.

 

Via Blissful Basil


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