• 2 cups basil (tightly packed)
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pepper (to taste)


  1. Toast the pine nuts on the stove at a medium heat for 4 minutes
  2. Add all ingredients (including the pine nuts) to blender (Click Here) for blender
  3. Blend for about 40 seconds, until smooth
  4. Mix in with pasta, or use as you wish!

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Comments (2)

  1. Samantha Steitz

    LOOOOOVE THIS! Pesto is my favorite from Vermont summers growing up and couldn’t find a good vegan recipe anywhere. xo

    1. Melissa Wood

      It’s my absolute favorite! So happy you enjoyed 🙂

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