You are going to love this pesto recipe with full of flavor, low carb, low calories and healthy. This recipe is keto, gluten free, dairy free and vegan. This pesto sauce is creamy, delicious, and really easy to make. It goes great with gluten free or zoodle pasta, drizzle on streak or chicken or a dipping sauce for cheese crackers.

pesto sauce
Homemade pesto sauce

This pesto is the easiest to make and completely mess free. While being dairy free, it’s very cheesy and full of flavors. Depending on what you are using it for, adjust your water amount to make it thicker or looser.

Homemade Pesto Sauce (V, K, GF, DF)

Recipe by Lucy ChesnaCourse: Sides, DipsCuisine: Italian
Servings

16

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes
Calories

79

kcal
Total time

10

minutes

You are going to love this pesto recipe with full of flavor, low carb, low calories and healthy. This recipe is keto, gluten free, dairy free and vegan.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups packed fresh basil (stems removed)

  • 1/3 cup pine nuts

  • 1 clove garlic peeled

  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

  • 4 tablespoons avocado oil

  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

Directions

  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • If the pesto comes out too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons of water to thin the paste. Add more water if needed until it reaches the desired thickness.
  • Adjust the flavor as desired. To add cheesy flavor, add more nutritional yeast.

Notes

  • Serving: 1 Tablespoon = Calories 79, Fat 8g, Protein 2g, Carb 2g

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