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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

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  • 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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