Easy Vegan Pesto


Easy Vegan Pesto

Dive into our latest tutorial where we whip up this mouthwatering recipe using simple ingredients. No fuss, just flavor! This ridiculously easy homemade vegan pesto is so easy to make that there is no excuse for making your own pesto at home! Perfect for a quick and delicious compliment to your favorite pasta. Check it out and get ready to become a pesto pro!
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Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian


  • 1 Blender or Food Processor


  • 2 cups tightly packed basil
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • 3 large cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup water


  • Grab your food processor or small blender - add the basil, nuts, garlic, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, and sea salt and blend/mix on high until a loose paste forms.
  • Add olive oil a little at a time (streaming in while the machine is on if possible)and scrape down sides as needed. Then add 1 Tbsp of water at a time until the desired consistency is reached.
  • Taste and adjust flavor as needed, adding more nutritional yeast for cheesy flavor.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Alternatively, pour into ice cube molds, freeze, and store up to 1 month.



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