Vegan Garlic Basil Pesto

October 7, 2013

Gluten Free

By: Jasmine Briones 

Vegan Garlic Basil Pesto

The secret to a perfect pizza? My homemade garlic basil pesto! It goes well with almost any other topping and it is just too delicious to not use!

Vegan Garlic Basil Pesto

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Vegan Garlic Basil Pesto

  • Author: Jasmine Briones / Sweet Simple Vegan
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4


  • 3/4 cup raw slivered almonds
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil or evoo
  • 40 basil leaves
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • Juice of 1/41/2 of a lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor or high speed blender and process until desired consistency is reached.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Category: Dips, Spreads and Sauces
  • Cuisine: Vegan


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  1. […] but I finally came up with something I definitely wanted to share. This crust, paired with my vegan garlic basil pesto, is a definite must try recipe for vegan pizza lovers, (especially those strictly gluten […]

  2. Linda K. says:

    This looks really good. I will have to try this!

  3. Maria rogers says:

    Looking for tuna rec

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