Brazil Nut Pesto
Brazil nuts are a great source of selenium, an important mineral for thyroid function. This delicious pesto recipe is versatile and high in nutrients.
2 cups chopped fresh basil
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts
5 Brazil nuts
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 garlic cloves, minced
- Add all basil into blender and blend with half of the olive oil
- Slowly add in the nuts, cheese and the rest of the oil.
- Pulse until you have reached desired consistency
You can enjoy pesto with baked fish and roasted vegetables as a meal. You can serve alongside scrambled eggs with mushrooms and spinach or simply as a snack with some oatcakes or rye crackers.