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1. Gather the ingredients

  • a bunch of rucola
  • 4 sundried tomatoes
  • a handful of walnuts
  • 1 garlic clove
  • parsley
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • marine salt

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2. Leave yellow leaves

Separate and compost the leaves that have turned very yellow, they have no taste.

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3. Revive the rucola

Refresh rucola in an ice bath for a few minutes and dry them afterwards.

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4. Re-hydrate the sundried tomatoes

Re-hydrate the sundried tomatoes in hot water for at least 30 minutes or until soft.

healthy recipe, how-to, vegan cooking, sundried tomatoes, pesto, rucola, walnuts

5. Prep the rest of the ingredients

Chop the rucola, the garlic, the sundried tomatoes, the walnuts and the parsley, without the stems.

healthy recipe, how-to, vegan cooking, sundried tomatoes, pesto, rucola, walnuts

6. Blend away

Place everything in a food processor jar, add a few spoonfuls of olive oil, some water and a pinch of salt and pepper. Blend away and enjoy!

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