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Homemade Basil Pesto

Homemade Basil Pesto

Simple, quick, bursting with flavor, this is a must have basic Basil Pesto recipe for any kitchen, it’s gluten and dairy free, and fully paleo… perfect!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Condiments & Sauces
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12 tbsp
Calories 74 kcal


  • 1 cup Fresh Basil leaves packed
  • 2 clove Garlic peeled
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 6 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
  • 2 tbsp Nutritional Yeast


  • Place all ingredients in a “mini” blender and blend until smooth
  • Done


So great with breads and crackers, and pasta. Works with/without the pine nuts if your prefer

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Macro Nutrient Breakdown


Calories: 74kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 0.2mgPotassium: 27mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.1g
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