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basil spinach pesto

Spinach Basil Pesto Sauce

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: about 2 cups
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This vegan pesto recipe is super easy and uses nutritional yeast instead of parmesan cheese. It’s great on pasta, zucchini noodles and even spaghetti squash! #dairyfree #pesto


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Ingredients

  • 1 packed cup basil leaves
  • 2 packed cup spinach leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves (about 1 teaspoons minced)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth, scraping sides as needed.
  2. If needed, adjust seasoning with salt & pepper

Nutrition

  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: dairy free, vegan, gluten free