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How to make:

The Best Vegan Pesto

Use this vegan pesto recipe on pasta, avocado toast, or in salads! This vegan basil pesto is the best herby, zesty condiment to keep on hand.

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Total Time:
10 minutes
a jar of pesto resting next to a dish towel
1 cup 1x



  1. In the bowl of a food processor, add basil, nut/seed of choice, nutritional yeast, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pulse until basil and garlic are finely chopped.
  2. While pulsing, pour in olive oil. Blend until pesto reached desired consistency. If you are using lemon juice, add and pulse until combined.
  3. If you want a smoother pesto, add more olive oil and/or a splash of water.