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LemonGold<sup>®</sup> & Rocket Pesto Tartines with Avocado & Asparagus

LemonGold® & Rocket Pesto Tartines with Avocado & Asparagus

This zesty pesto made with LemonGold™ seedless lemons is so versatile. Drizzle over toast, mix through pasta or swirl into labneh for delish flavour.

Recipe developed by Crush Online.

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

 Pesto

  • 70 g rocket
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ½ C (125 ml) cashew nuts
  • ½ C (125 ml) grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¾ C (180 ml) delicate/mild olive oil
  • ½ C (125 ml) LemonGold™ juice
  • zest of 1 LemonGold™
  • salt and pepper

Tartines

  • 4 slices of sourdough, toasted
  • 1 x 230 g tub of cream cheese
  • 1 large avocado, peeled and diced
  • 100 g punnet of baby asparagus, steamed
  • 1 LemonGold™, quartered for squeezing
  • salt and pepper

 

Method:

Pesto

Put all the ingredients for the pesto into a blender and blitz well to combine, then season to taste. If the pesto is a little thick, loosen with a dash more oil until the desired consistency is reached.

Tartines

Spread a layer of cream cheese onto each slice of toast. Add a generous few spoonfuls of pesto and a few spears of asparagus to each. Top with diced avocado, a squeeze of LemonGold® juice and salt and pepper.

 Lemon & Rocket Pesto

A super citrusy and punchy pesto that is perfect on salads, drizzled on roasted veggies or tossed into pasta.