Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan)

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One of my favorite things to do with sun-dried tomatoes is to make a pesto. That way, I can spread their tomatoe-y goodness on anything I wish, at will. This pesto is vegan, Paleo and GAPS friendly, and a great way to preserve the tomato harvest.

The yummiest pesto is made from tomatoes fresh-picked from your garden and then sun-dried or dehydrated right after harvest. Making your own sun dried tomatoes (here’s how) is the best way to get the most nutrition out of a dried tomato, and it also makes this often pricey delicacy very affordable.

This sun dried tomato pesto is great on eggs, gluten-free pasta or toast, roasted veggies, and even stirred into roasted butternut squash soup. I think you will really enjoy it.

Let me know in the comments!

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sun dried tomato pesto in a glass dish on a table, garnished with basil

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

This sun dried tomato pesto recipe is vegan, Paleo and keto friendly, and a great way to preserve the tomato harvest. 
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Course: Condiment, Dinner
Cuisine: Italian, Paleo, Raw Vegan, Vegan
Approx. Cost: $5
Servings: 32 Tablespoons
Calories: 56kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Chop the sun-dried tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Chop the garlic, shallots and fresh herbs.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a food processor except for the oil and pulse until even in coarseness, scraping down the sides of the bowl with a spatula as needed.
  • Drizzle in the olive oil and continue pulsing until a paste-like consistency. (You may want to use less if using the oil-packed type of sun-dried tomatoes.)
  • Store refrigerated for up to one week, or much longer in the freezer.

NUTRITION

Calories: 56kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 17mgPotassium: 248mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 4.6mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 0.7mg

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    1. If you look at the recipe, it provides 32 tablespoons initially, which is adjustable based on how many tablespoons you desire. Nutrition info is therefore per tablespoon.

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