The combination of smoked almonds, pistachios and green tea gives a depth of flavor that cheese would normally provide, making this a great vegan condiment for pasta or crostini. Freeze leftovers in an ice cube tray and store for up to one month.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
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Vegan Basil Pesto
Total:
15 min
Prep:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings (Makes 1 cup)
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
15 min
Prep:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings (Makes 1 cup)
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

Add the basil, almonds, pistachios, tea, garlic, 3/4 teaspoon salt and lemon zest to a food processor. Cover and pulse a few times.

Drizzle in the oil while pureeing; continue to process until the mixture makes a coarse pesto. Add salt to taste.

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