Eating healthy and fresh is so much easier in the summer and right now Basil seems to be abundant!!!

Here is an easy low fat Pesto sauce that makes for a great dip or spread.

Low Fat Pesto

– 1 can Navy beans

– 1 cup Packed fresh Basil leaves

– 1-2 cloves garlic (depending on how much garlic you like!!)

– 1 1/2 tsp sea salt (adjust to taste)

– juice 1/4 lemon

– 1 tbsp cold pressed Olive oil

Put all ingredients into a food processor, blend until smooth.

Use as a dip for crackers, carrots, celery etc or use as a spread of Rice cakes, cabbage leave or some other flat bread style of your choice.  You can add chopped tomatoes, spinach or whatever you would like.

Enjoy!!

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