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Vegan Basil Pesto

Vegan Basil Pesto is so delicious and versatile, use it on anything, really!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course Sauces
Cuisine Italian
Diet Whole30, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Nisha


  • 3 cups basil
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 green chilies
  • salt to taste
  • touch of black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 ice cubes


  • In a food processor, add fresh basil and walnuts.
  • Pulse a few times until basil is chopped.
  • Add garlic, green chilies, an ice cube, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper.
  • Pulse until well-blended.
  • Stream in the olive oil while running the food processor.
  • Adjust salt as per taste. Pesto is ready.


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 381IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg
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