Vegan Spinach and Basil Pesto

9 10 130
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 8
Vegan Spinach and Basil Pesto
Health Highlights
Use this easy and fresh vegan pesto recipe in any recipe calling for regular pesto!


3 cup Baby spinach (packed)
2 bunch Basil, fresh (stems removed)
4 clove(s) Garlic
1/3 cup Pine nuts, dried
1/3 cup Nutritional yeast
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
4 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp Himalayan sea salt
1 dash Black pepper


Place spinach, basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper into a food processor

Pulse until a creamy and smooth. This may require you to remove the lid and stir the mixture once or twice.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 130
Calories from fat 92
Calories from saturated fat 13.7
Total Fat 10.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 354 mg
Potassium 334 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.1 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Protein 5.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.4

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