Basil Pesto Pasta with Fresh Plum Tomatoes



IMG_0986web2 cups fresh basil
1/4 cups almonds or pine nuts
2/3 cups olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
3 plum tomatoes, diced
1 lb whole wheat pasta
Salt to taste


While your pasta is cooking, put basil, nuts, garlic, and oil in the food processor and pulse until the nuts are fairly fine.

When pasta reaches al dente, drain. Add nutritional yeast (nooch) to pesto and pulse to mix. Toss pesto with pasta. Serve with diced tomatoes sprinkled on top.


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