Looking for something that satisfies your green thumb and fills your belly? Here it is the Sunflower Microgreens. Sunflower Microgreens are low in calories and high in nutrition. Nutty flavor and a crunchy texture, we’re making Pesto out of sunflower microgreens.

For this easy pesto recipe you need everything healthy and nourishing, grind it all together and serve as per your cravings. You will surely love this delicious and healthy twist to the pesto!

This recipe is in collaboration with Kokil from Pods and Shoots. She has an awesome range of microgreens that you can choose along with some other fresh produce too. She delivers across Bangalore as of now.

Sunflower Microgreen Pesto

Course: SidesCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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Healthy Pesto made using Microgreens


  • Sunflower microgreens – 2 cups

  • Almonds – ½ cup (chopped roughly)

  • Olive Oil – 6 tbsp

  • Lemon Juice – from ½ lemon (adjust as per taste)

  • Salt and Pepper as per taste


  • Add the microgreens, almonds and olive oil into a mixer and grind to a smooth paste.
  • To this, add the lemon juice, salt and pepper as per taste and mix well.
  • Keep this refrigerated till ready to use.
  • Serve this as a side with toasted bread or mix it up with boiled pasta to make a delicious pesto pasta.

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