Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Rocket & Macadamia Pesto with Zucchini Pasta & Italian Sundried Tomotoes


1 garlic clove
1/4 cup macadamias
50g Rocket
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Process garlic and nuts until finely chopped. Add rocket, oil & lemon juice and process until smooth.

2 zucchini's - spiralised
1/2 cup Italian sun dried tomatoes - recipe follows
1 tomato
2 mushrooms

Place the pasta ingredients into a bowl and add Pesto and stir. You can then place it into a dehydrator for about 1 hr stirring every 20 mins until warmed through and the veggies have softened. If you don't have a dehydrator you can place in the sun or just not worry about it!
To serve top with more rocket, chopped tomatoes, mixed Italian herbs and freshly ground pepper. Enjoy! :)

Italian Sun dried Tomatoes

1 cup sun dried tomatoes
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons Italian or mixed herbs
About 1/4 cup water.

Mix all ingredients together that place into a sterilised jar and let sit for about 24hrs before refrigeration.

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