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Vegan Pesto

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

5 Minutes





About the Recipe


  • 1 large fluffy handful of basil!

  • 1 handful of spinach

  • 1/3 cup pine nuts

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 tbsp. vegan parmesan

  • 2 tsp lemon juice

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • 1 tsp salt

  • pepper to taste


  • Turn oven on to 300

  • while heating up peel and smash garlic and add into a small food processor

  • add oil, parmesan, lemon juice, spinach basil, and salt

  • place pine nut onto a baking sheet with parchment paper and roast for 10-15 minutes, checking every 5 minutes to see if they are a bit golden brown on top

  • once the pine nuts are done, pour them into the food processor

  • pulse on high a few times to get all the spinach and basil chopped up enough to blend.

  • blend on medium for 1-2 minutes.

  • you can make the consistency however you like, blending less for a more rustic, chunkier look, and blending more for a smoother finish

  • do a taste test and decide if you want pepper or not!

  • Enjoy with pasta, gnocchi or as a tasty spread for a charcuterie!

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