Tired of using the same herbs and spices for every dish? Add some variety with this Dairy-Free Pesto.

Dairy-Free Pesto

Dairy-Free Pesto

Dairy-Free Pesto
Course:
Course:

Servings

Servings:

1 cup

1 cup

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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 480 cups ml basil leaves stems removed, tightly packed
  • 1/2 120 cups ml raw pine nuts
  • 3 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 120 cups ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 14.787 tbsp ml lemon juice
  • sea salt to taste

Instructions

Instructions

If using a food processor
  1. Place basil, nuts, and garlic in a food processor and pulse until coarsely ground.
  2. Slowly drizzle the olive oil and lemon juice over the mixture with intermittent pulses.
  3. Process the mixture until it resembles a smooth paste, and add enough olive oil to make it spreadable. Add sea salt to taste. Store in the refrigerator in a small glass jar or glass bowl.
If NOT using a food processor
  1. Mince garlic, nuts, and basil by hand.
  2. Press your finely ground ingredients into a cake-like circle.
  3. Place in a small jar or bowl and pour olive oil and lemon juice over the mixture.
  4. Add sea salt to taste, and store in the refrigerator. When ready to enjoy, simply stir in the olive oil and dive in!