Homemade Vegan Pesto

Homemade Vegan Pesto

Picture this: a vibrant, green sauce bursting with flavor that elevates your dishes to a whole new level. That’s what you get with our Homemade Vegan Pesto recipe. Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or simply looking to add a burst of freshness to your meals, this pesto is a must-try.


  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Start by toasting the pine nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat until they turn golden brown.
  2. In a food processor, combine the toasted pine nuts, basil, garlic, and nutritional yeast. Pulse until everything is finely chopped.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto reaches your desired consistency.
  4. Season the pesto with salt and black pepper, and pulse a few more times to combine.
  5. Your Homemade Vegan Pesto is ready to use! Toss it with pasta, spread it on sandwiches, or drizzle it over roasted vegetables. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Approximately 1 cup

This Homemade Vegan Pesto is bursting with fresh basil flavor and is perfect for adding a delicious twist to your favorite dishes.

Nutritional information (per 2 tbsp serving): Calories: 120 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g

Picture yourself savoring a bowl of perfectly cooked pasta coated in this luscious green pesto. Or perhaps, imagine a bruschetta topped with ripe tomatoes and a generous dollop of our Homemade Vegan Pesto. The possibilities are endless, and this recipe opens the door to culinary creativity. Whether you’re a vegan enthusiast or just looking to explore new flavors, this Homemade Vegan Pesto will become a kitchen staple. Elevate your dishes with this easy-to-make, delectable condiment, and watch your meals transform into culinary masterpieces.