Limey Rocket & Walnut Pesto (oil free) on Toast

Limey Rocket & Walnut Pesto (oil free) on Toast
A quick way to get a lot of rocket into you and a very tasty light meal! Pesto usually has a lot of oil in it, this version uses avocado instead. If you have pesto left over, you can use this for many other dishes, like pasta or any salad 🙂
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Cuisine: vegan
Recipe type: Sandwiches
Serves: 2
Prep time: 
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You need
  • 2-4 slices wholemeal toast, depending on their size (about 100 grams)
  • a few capers
  • a few olives
  • a few (cherry) tomatoes
For the pesto:
  • 120 grams of rocket (arugula)
  • 1 small avocado (about 160 grams)
  • 2 small cloves of garlic
  • juice & zest of 1 lime
  • ½ cup of raw walnuts
To do
  1. throw all the ingredients for the pesto in your food processor or blender, process till smooth
  2. toast your bread, slice the cherry tomatoes and cut the olives in half
  3. place toast on plates, spread a generous layer of pesto on them and top with olives, tomatoes and capers
Use gluten free bread and the dish is gluten free 🙂
Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1-2 slices (half) Calories: 216 Fat: 13.5gr Saturated fat: 0 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 19gr Sugar: 0.5gr Sodium: 306cmg Protein: 4gr Cholesterol: 0


Potato & ‘Chicken’ Salad w Pesto Sauce

Potato & 'Chicken' Salad w Pesto Sauce
An easy salad to take places. Tweak amounts of ingredients as you fancy 🙂
Prepared by:
Cuisine: vegan
Recipe type: salad
Serves: 3-4
Prep time: 
Total time: 
You need
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 6 asparagus, cut in pieces
  • ½ large capsicum, chopped
  • ½ apple, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • ⅓ cup aioli
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 tbsp dairy free pesto
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 10 chicken style pieces, cut in 2 (I used VegiDeli Chicken Style Pieces)
To do
  1. cook and cube the potato (if you want a cold salad, do this in time so the potatoes can cool off)
  2. chop and cut all veggies
  3. mix the aioli with the pesto and garlic
  4. mix all in and you're done