Vegan Basil Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by aech

Makes 16 servings



From http://allrecipes.com/recipe/yummy-vegan-pesto-classico/

Recipe Ingredients for Vegan Basil Pesto

1/3 cup pine nuts
2/3 cup olive oil
5 cloves garlic
1/3 cup nutritional yeast
1 cup fresh basil leaves

Recipe Directions for Vegan Basil Pesto

  1. Place the pine nuts in a skillet over medium heat, and cook, stirring constantly, until lightly toasted.

  2. Gradually mix the pine nuts, olive oil, garlic, nutritional yeast, and basil in a food processor, and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Categories

American, Italian, Toast, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 18.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
112
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
2mg
0%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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