Dairy Free Pesto

Dairy Free Pesto

This pesto is a fresh staple for your refrigerator. Simple and light. 

Dairy Free Pesto


  • 2 packed cups basil leaves

  • 1/2 cup roasted, unsalted almonds or pine nuts

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • 2 teaspoons salt 

  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup olive oil 



  1. In a food processor, combine the basil, pecans, garlic, salt and pepper. Pulse until all the ingredients are finely chopped. Add in the olive oil, and pulse another 10-15 times until combined. Makes about 2 cups.

  2. Will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 1 year.

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