Roasted Broccoli & Hemp Pesto Pasta

 

Roasted Broccoli

 

Ingredients:

1. 2 big florets broccoli

2. 2 tbsp hemp oil

3. 1/4 tsp salt

4/ 1/4 tsp black pepper

5. 1/4 tsp chilli flakes

 

Instructions:

1. Put the oil and spices on the broccoli and rub well.

2. Once the broccoli has absorbed all in the ingredients, place on a baking sheet and put into the oven at 180 C for 20-25 minutes.

3. Once ready, let it cool down before we use it for the pasta! 

 

Hemp Pesto

 

Ingredients:

1. 2 cups basil

2. 5 cloves garlic 

3. 1 tbsp hemp hearts (seeds)

4. 2 tbsp lemon juice

5. 1/4 tsp salt

6. 1/4 tsp black pepper

7. 4 tbsp hemp oil

 

Instructions: 

1. Add all ingredients into a food processor or blender.

2. Blend well until a smooth consistency is formed. If you would like to change the consistency of the pesto feel free to add 1-2 tbsp of water.

 

The Final Step

 

Ingredients:

1. 1 cup pasta

2. 1 tsp salt 

3. 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

4. The roasted broccoli

5. The hemp pesto

 

Instructions: 

1. Boil pasta in a pot for 8-12 minutes (depending on which pasta).

2. Once the pasta is ready - in a large pan mix all the ready ingredients together. Check the seasoning and tweak it as per personal preference. Add a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil to finish the dish and serve!