Pesto Pesto That's Vegan, Oil, and Nut Free!
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This 5 minute vegan oil and nut free pesto is great for a quick and easy weeknight meal. It's really delicious on pasta, in sandwiches, on pizza, veggies or anything you desire!
Recipe type: Vegan
Cuisine: Dinner
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups (tightly packed) basil
  • 1 cup (tightly packed) baby spinach
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbs sunflower seed butter OR ½ avocado
  • ¼ cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. To make the pesto, add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until combined, leaving a little texture. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  2. Add it to any of your favorite dishes...pasta, sandwiches, pizza, veggies, etc.
If using avocado instead of sunflower seed butter you may need to add more water.
Recipe by GalaLiving at