Vegan Basil Mint Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegan Basil Mint Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Vegan Basil Mint Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by holarosa

Makes 6 servings



A pesto sauce for pasta or vegetables.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegan Basil Mint Pesto

2 cups basil leaves
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup walnut halves
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes
1/4 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Vegan Basil Mint Pesto

  1. Toast the walnuts in a toaster oven for 5 minutes, or on a baking sheet in a conventional oven for 10 minutes, turning once.

  2. Combine the basil mint and oil in a blender until smooth. Add the toasted walnuts and garlic and blend until pureed. Add the lemon juice, nutritional yeast and salt and blend once more. It's now ready to be used or stored in the fridge in an air tight container.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 53.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
178
Calories from Fat
141
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.7g
24%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
106mg
4%
Potassium
314mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
6.1g
2%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
6.4g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 6% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in vitamin A
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