Vegan pasta pesto recipe – ZERO WASTE (using broccoli stem)

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This recipe is so amazing! If you often don’t know what to do with your broccoli stem or you tend to throw them away, you need to check this recipe out.

It’s a great way to use your broccoli ๐Ÿฅฆ stems, you contribute to less waste, and it yields you more sauce ๐Ÿ™Œ. What more can you wish for ๐Ÿ˜ƒ.

You could of course leave the broccoli stem out and it will keep tasting amazing!

Also make sure to use a strong mixer for this, for example a good Vitamix.

Feel free as well to replace the beans with something else of your liking, but I do recommend including some kind of protein source.

Make sure to check out the video recipe as well on Instagram, you’ll like it ๐Ÿ˜€.

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 40 mins Servings: 1 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This zero waste pesto pasta recipe with broccoli ๐Ÿฅฆ is so good! The amazing thing about using the leftover stem of your broccoli is that it yields more sauce, and you contribute too less waste ๐Ÿ™Œ.


The pasta pesto



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The pesto sauce

  1. Add ingredients and blend

    It's as simple that! Quite amazing right. Taste the sauce and adjust to your liking.

Remaining steps

  1. Add vegetables and roasted beans

    Now add all the vegetables (cucumber, cherry tomatoes) as well your beans.


    You can leave the beans out or replace them for tofu, tempeh... Whatever you like ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Keywords: Vegan, Pasta pesto, Basilicum, Pasta, Beans, Roasted beans, Cherry tomato, Zero waste, Basil, Fresh basil, Spaghetti

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