Almond Pesto Brussel Sprouts

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Almond Pesto Brussel Sprouts

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk Nutritionist Florencia Tagliavini.
These Almond Pesto Sprouts are inspired by Deliciously Ella´s recipe.
Prep: 10 Minutes
Cooking: 25 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

For the sprouts

  • 600g Brussel sprouts
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the almond pesto

  • 5 cups (225g) of almonds
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 2 cups (50g) of fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • A splash of water

Toppings

  • A handful of roasted almonds, roughly chopped
Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Wash and dry your Brussel sprouts. Place them in a baking tray with a good drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper. Give it all a really good mix and roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes until cooked.
  • While your Brussel sprouts are cooking in the oven make your pesto in the NutraMilk:
    • Place almonds in the NutraMilk container, press butter cycle, set and run for 5 minutes. Run for a few additional minutes if you prefer a creamier consistency.
    • Open container lid and add remaining ingredients for pesto.
    • Press butter cycle, set for 1 minute and run for 30 seconds.
    • Open container lid, add a little water to obtain the consistency you like, replace lid and set butter cycle for 1 minute, and run for 20 seconds.
  • Once your Brussel sprouts are cooked, remove from the oven and mix through your pesto. Sprinkle with a handful of roasted almonds and enjoy.



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