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Go Raw Watermelon Seed Pesto


Don the luck of the Irish with this unexpected twist on traditional pesto, made with highly nutritious, high-protein Go Raw ​sprouted seeds. Pair with Irish soda bread for a more authentic St. Paddy’s Day spread.

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  • 3 Cups fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 Cup sprouted watermelon seeds, such as Go Raw Sprouted Watermelon Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup extra virgin olive oil, plus 3 tbsp if planning to freeze
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup nutritional yeast (for vegan) or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese


Place basil, garlic, and watermelon seeds into a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.

Add 1/2 cup of olive oil, plus the nutritional yeast or cheese, and process until blended and then transferring to ask air-tight container once frozen.

Notes: Can be frozen for up to three months; thaw fully before using.