Dairy-Free Basil Pesto Chicken Salad with Radicchio Cups

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Vegan Basil Pesto Ingredients

2 cups fresh basil, tightly packed
1 garlic clove
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
1 cup raw pine nuts
1 cup + 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Himalayan pink salt to taste

Vegan Basil Pesto Directions

1) Add basil, garlic, nutritional yeast, pine nuts, salt and one tbsp. olive oil to a food processor and begin to process on low.
2) Leaving food processor on, slowly drizzle remaining olive oil into pesto until all ingredients are fully incorporated. 
3) Adjust salt to taste. 
4) Transfer to a serving dish. 
5) Serve and enjoy! 

Chicken Salad Ingredients

4 radicchio leaves, cleaned
8 oz. organic rotisserie chicken, shredded
Vegan Basil Pesto
Himalayan pink salt and ground, black pepper to taste 

Chicken Salad Directions

1) In a bowl, combine chicken and enough Vegan Basil Pesto to coat chicken.
2) Add salt and pepper to chicken mixture to taste.
3) Place 2 radicchio leaves on a plate for each person.
4) Divide basil pesto chicken salad mixture amongst radicchio leaves.
5) Serve and enjoy! 

Serves 2.

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