A delicious red pesto made with sun dried tomatoes, walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, basil, clove and chili layers with slices of elegant celery root. An affordable and very easy raw recipe by Fee O. of Raw Fit and Happy that looks so nice arranged on a plate with a side of green salad. Raw cuisine does not have to be complicated, even if it does look and taste gourmet!
4 small tomatoes
1/4 cup dried tomatoes
1/3 cup walnut halves
dash of raw chili powder
1 garlic clove
1 t fresh basil, chopped
1 T raw, virgin, cold-pressed olive oil
1/4 cup water
For the red pesto:
1) process walnut halves with chili powder, basil and garlic until ground.
2) Add olive oil and water and process. Add chopped fresh and dried tomatoes and process for less than 10 seconds to get the pesto consistency.
For the ravioli:
1) slice root celery. Cut into matching pieces.
2) Spread pesto on celery and cover with a second piece of celery.