Eating healthy and fresh is so much easier in the summer and right now Basil seems to be abundant!!!
Here is an easy low fat Pesto sauce that makes for a great dip or spread.
Low Fat Pesto
– 1 can Navy beans
– 1 cup Packed fresh Basil leaves
– 1-2 cloves garlic (depending on how much garlic you like!!)
– 1 1/2 tsp sea salt (adjust to taste)
– juice 1/4 lemon
– 1 tbsp cold pressed Olive oil
Put all ingredients into a food processor, blend until smooth.
Use as a dip for crackers, carrots, celery etc or use as a spread of Rice cakes, cabbage leave or some other flat bread style of your choice. You can add chopped tomatoes, spinach or whatever you would like.