Avocado, Basil & Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

by Francesca
4 Plates
20 min

Introducing a flavorful twist on a classic condiment: homemade avocado basil and sundried tomato pesto! This vibrant and versatile pesto combines creamy avocado, fragrant basil, and tangy sundried tomatoes to create a burst of flavor that elevates any dish. Perfect for pasta, sandwiches, or as a dip for veggies, this homemade creation adds a unique flair to your meals. With its simple yet sophisticated combination of ingredients, this pesto is a delicious way to incorporate nutritious avocados into your diet while indulging in the rich flavors of basil and sundried tomatoes. Whip up a batch of this irresistible pesto and take your culinary adventures to new heights!

Avocado, Basil & Sun-dried Tomato Pesto
Recipe details
  • 4  Plates
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 20 min
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Ingredients for 4 people
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 lemon zest
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • sumac
  • oregano
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 3 teaspoons mixed seeds

Start by putting the water on a saucepan and bring it to boil.
In the meantime put all the ingredients of our pesto in a food processor, except for the bread crumbs & seeds.
Mince everything at high speed and put aside.
The pesto is done!
Make the crunchy crumble by putting bread crumbs and seeds on a pan and pan frying them for 5 minutes or until golden and crispy.
The seeds and bread crumbs are in the pan!
When the water is boiling, pour the pasta and cook it “al dente”.
Now that the pasta is ready take the pesto previously made and toss it in the pasta. Add the crunchy bread and seeds on top as a final step.
Your pesto pasta is ready!
Buon appetito!😋