Easy Vegan Basil Pesto
Easy and quick vegan basil pesto recipe is perfect for pasta, grilled tofu or steamed vegetables.
Basil, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Pesto, Vegan
basil leaves, light packed
remove large stems
pine nuts, lightly toasted
salt & pepper, to taste
Place basil, pine nuts, lemon juice nutritional yeast, a pinch of salt and a few grinds of fresh black pepper into a blender or food processor. Pulse for 30 seconds to break up the mixture.
Turn the blender on high and drizzle in 1/4 cup of olive oil. Taste for salt and pepper.
Additional oil can be added to thin down the dressing. Perfect if making a pasta sauce.
See post for tips on storing or freezing your pesto.
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