• 1/4 cup fresh basil, torn into small pieces • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds (unsalted) • 1 – 2 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped • 2 TBSP olive oil • 1 ripe avocado, scooped • ½ red bell pepper, cut into medium-sized pieces • 2 TBSP fresh lemon juice • sea salt, to taste
Directions: Pulse all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth. Use as a sauce over steamed broccoli, whole-wheat or gluten-free pasta, or pour over zucchini noodles. You can also make this chunkier to use as a dip for raw vegetables or garlic toast.
You can also make this chunkier to use as a dip for raw vegetables.