Vegan Avocado Pesto

These days, a lot of us have become more and more curious about vegan cuisine or vegan alternatives. Whether it’s because of health reasons, lactose-intolerance, or needing a change of pace, this easy Vegan avocado pesto will be your next go-to pasta sauce.

Vegan Avocado Pesto

Vegan Avocado Pesto Ingredients

1 medium avocado
2 cups fresh spinach
cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
¼ cup pine nuts
1 cup fresh basil
Salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste

Method of Preparation

1. Place the avocado, spinach, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and pine nuts in a food processor, and process until smooth.

2. Add the basil and pulse a few more times.

3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Spoon into a small bowl or serve over desired pasta or vegetables.

Nutrition per Serving

Calories: 240
Fat: 24g
Sodium: 20mg
Carbohydrates: 6g
Protein: 2g

This vegan avocado pesto recipe is curated by our culinary medicine team and adapted from Well and Good.

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