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Vegan Pesto

This literally took minutes to make and is so delicious you won't miss the cheese
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 food processor


  • 2 cups fresh basil tightly packed I used 2/3 cups dried basil
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 large cloves peeled garlic
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp water use more if thinning is needed


  • put all ingredients except oil and water in food processor and process unless a loose paste is formed
  • drizzle in olive oil
  • scrape sides as needed
  • add water a little at a time until desired consistency is reached
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