Hemp & Kale Pesto Pasta

Jul 13, 2021by Mt. Elephant

Mt. Elephant makes delicious, plant-based ingredients and food that are nourishing and fuelled with the goodness of 100% Australian sown and grown hemp.

Hemp is a highly nutritious seed that contains the ideal ratio of omega 3 to 6, as well as an abundance of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals.

Find out how easy it is, to incorporate hemp into your favourite meals, by following the recipe below.

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Heat oven to 180 degrees.

  1. Bring to the boil a pot of salted water. Add your wholegrain pasta and cook as per instructions.
  2. In a food processor, blend all ingredients together adding extra oil or water if required. Keep half of the kale leaves to the side.
  3. Bake your left over kale leaves in the oven for 1-2 minutes, just before they get too crispy.
  4. Drain pasta and add your pesto to the pasta. Add your baked kale leaves and mix well.
  5. Serve with a drizzle of hemp oil and top with some delicious hemp seeds.
  6. Enjoy!

According to Mt. Elephant, "research has shown that consuming hemp can assist with reduced inflammation and improved heart health, immune support, bone health, brain function and improved skin structure."

With this in mind, Mt. Elephant design their hemp foods to make ordinary food, extrodinary. Simply adding even a spinkle or a drizzle of hemp to your meals each day, will do you a world of wonder, plus it tastes great - Win, win! 

Of course after dinner, you're going to want some dessert. Take a look at the blogs below for some tasty treats and vegan cooking inspo!

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