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Elevate your meals with an added element of greens! We love this Extra Green Chlorella Pesto Recipe because it adds flavor and nutrients to savory meals. This healthy recipe features our Chlorella Manna™ powder, which is an incredible source of full-spectrum, bioavailable, absorbable nutrients and compounds.

Chlorella is a freshwater, single-celled green alga and is one of the richest known sources of chlorophyll, which accounts for its deep green color. Our chlorella is grown outdoors in Taiwan and processed using a vacuum pressure differential method to ensure thorough cell wall breakage for digestibility.

Chlorella is 50–60% protein (by weight) and is a complete protein source, meaning it contains all nine essential amino acids.

Drizzle this pesto over salads, roasted vegetables, grains, or legumes. Try it and tag us in your recipe photos @healthforcesuperfoods on Instagram!

 

Extra Green Chlorella Pesto

Ingredients:

¼ cup raw pine nuts, sunflower seeds, or pumpkin seeds

1 bunch of cilantro

1 clove garlic, peeled

1 teaspoon Chlorella Manna powder

Juice of ½ – 1 lemon

Pinch of sea salt, to taste

½ – ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil

 

Procedure:

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add pine nuts or seeds and stir constantly for about 30 seconds, until lightly toasted. Transfer to a food processor.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except olive oil, to the food processor. Start processor and blend for a while until a paste forms. With the food processor going, slowly add in the olive oil, starting with ½ cup, until it reaches your desired consistency. Stop and adjust the taste to your liking. Transfer to a glass jar or container and store in the refrigerator for up to a week. 
  3. Enjoy over your savory meals!

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