Simple Vegan Pesto

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 134 kcal
Author: Alyssa

This dairy free, vegan pesto recipe is bright, lemony, and full of flavor.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups basil moderately packed
  • juice of one small-medium lemon
  • 1/3 c pine nuts
  • 2 large garlic cloves peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients except the olive oil. Pulse until evenly chopped. Slowly add in the olive oil through the top of the processor. Pulse until evenly combined, but not completely smooth.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Vegan Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 291mg 12%
Potassium 80mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 12.7%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 4.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.