1/3 cup raw almonds no shell
2.5 cups fresh basil packed or 2.5 ounces
5 garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup olive oilInstructions:
- Set acast-iron skillet or non-stick panover medium heat. Once hot, add the sunflower seeds and toast for about 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- In a blender or food processor, add the fresh basil, toasted sunflower seeds, garlic cloves, salt, and olive oil. Blend until you have a paste. Scrap the sides and push the ingredients towards the blade in between blends – when the blender is not active.
- Use immediately, or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or store in the freezer.