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
- Start by toasting the pine nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat until they turn golden brown.
- In a food processor, combine the toasted pine nuts, basil, garlic, and nutritional yeast. Pulse until everything is finely chopped.
- With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto reaches your desired consistency.
- Season the pesto with salt and black pepper, and pulse a few more times to combine.
- 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.