Homemade Pesto

Homemade pesto is a great kitchen staple. Use this vibrant condiment for pasta, sandwiches, wraps and more. Pesto freezes well too, so make a double batch and freeze some for later!

Yield: 
½ cup

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 8:52pm

Ingredients

  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • ¼ cup chopped sundried tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about ¼ cup)
  • 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Water, as needed

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, scraping sides as needed. Add a few teaspoons of water or oil to adjust consistency to your liking. Enjoy!