Awesome Vegan Pesto


Dairy-free vegan pesto. This is delicious on a nice thick sandwich.

vegan pesto
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 cup


  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves

  • 6 tablespoons pine nuts

  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 3 slices sun-dried tomatoes

  • ¾ teaspoon coarse sea salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 pinches paprika, or to taste

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Combine basil, pine nuts, nutritional yeast, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, pepper, and paprika in a food processor. Blend, gradually pouring in olive oil, until liquefied.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
14g Fat
4g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 197mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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