Traditionally, pesto is made with pine nuts and the flavor of it is amazing. However, pine nuts are simply too expensive, so walnuts make a good substitute for flavor and for the pocketbook! Try this pesto out and if you’ve got your own basil plant, this will definitely be a recipe you’ll want on hand!
Basil Pesto [Vegan]
- 2 1/2 cup fresh basil, packed
- 1 1/4 cup roasted walnuts
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- Put all ingredients into a food processor.
Per Serving: Calories: 163 | Carbs: 4 g | Fat: 17 g | Protein: 2 g | Sodium: 28 mg | Sugar: 1 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.