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Vegan Pesto Recipe

Vegan Pesto Recipe

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How To Make Vegan Pesto

A delicious and vibrant pesto made without any animal products, perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 0 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a food processor, combine the basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, and nutritional yeast.

  2. Pulse until the ingredients are well combined and starting to form a paste-like consistency.

  3. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil while the processor is running until the mixture becomes smooth.

  4. Add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and pulse a few more times to incorporate.

  5. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed.

  6. Serve the vegan pesto with your favorite pasta, as a spread on toast, or as a delicious dip.


  • Calories : 161kcal
  • Total Fat : 15g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Sodium : 82mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 4g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Protein : 4g
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