Truck Driver Recipe – Roasted Pepper Pesto with Healthy Greens

Roasted Pepper Pesto and Noodles - Truck Driver RecipeHere’s another truck driver recipe that can be frozen, taken on the truck, and reheated. I tried it myself yesterday, and even after freezing it was still delicious! This would be a great one to prepare ahead of time and take with you in small containers on the road. You should probably like garlic though — when opening the lid, the garlic will get right at ya!

Ingredients

  • 300g roasted bell peppers
  • 75g roasted cashew nuts
  • 50g grated parmesan
  • Italian parsley
  • 1 tbsp Chia seeds
  • Garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Leafy greens like collards, kale, chard, etc
  • Lemon juice
  • Pasta of your choice

Directions

Blend the bell peppers, cashews, parmesan, parsley, chia seeds, a bit of garlic, and olive oil in a blender. Sautee the greens of your choice, lemon juice, and garlic for about 7 minutes – just enough to soften them up a little bit.

Serve with cooked pasta. Voila — easy and best of all, simple to make!

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About Jenneke

Hi, I am Jenneke. I have a passion for food and became very interested in healthy nutrition a year ago. I followed the course 'Plant-Based Nutrition' at Cornell University and got my certification in April 2012. My boyfriend is a truck driver, and therefore I have first-hand knowledge of the challenges truck drivers face on the road in regards to eating healthy. It is so important that drivers stay alert and healthy in order to keep the roads safe, so I am committed to providing my boyfriend everything possible to stay healthy and fit. On this website I will share our best practices and recipes.