Sometimes, I forget that vegan food can be cheesy, hearty and delicious.
But then I remember this recipe and all is right in the world.
This pine nut pesto quinoa dish will have you wondering what the heck you’ve been doing with your life until now. Topped with nutritional yeast, it satisfies your cheesy, savory craving while filling you up with protein and homemade pesto goodness.
It’s a great go-to for a dinner party full of vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike. No one says no to pine nut pesto. But be careful, because making this dish may result in an increased dinner party invitations and overall popularity!
Yield is 1 cup of pesto, half of which can be used for quinoa dish for 4, or double the quinoa quantity for a larger party and use all the pesto