This Dairy Free Pesto recipe is super easy to make it's also Whole30 and Vegan. With only a handful of ingredients, this recipe takes no time to make and is full of flavor.
I love this pesto recipe so much. No joke, I will eat it from the jar with a spoon. You can put this Whole30 and Vegan pesto on pretty much anything! I love using this to make a dairy free pesto pasta with my homemade gluten free pasta or even tossing garlic rosemary roasted potatoes with it.
Pine nuts- If you don't have pine nuts you can substitute walnuts, pecans, or even cashews
Avocado oil- You can substitute the avocado oil for extra virgin olive oil or safflower oil
Step by step
- Add all the ingredients to a food processor or blender
- Blend until fully combined
Frequently asked questions
Traditional pesto recipes have cheese in them. This pesto recipe doesn't have any dairy in it and still has that traditional pesto flavor.
There are a few dairy free pestos that you can buy, but this pesto recipe only uses a handful of ingredient and is so easy to make you will never want to buy jarred pesto again.
You can store this pesto in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Dairy Free Pesto
- 2 cups fresh basil (packed)
- ½ cup avocado oil
- ¼ cup pine nuts
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 large garlic cloves
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse till it is a sauce like consistency