Vegan Pesto Sauce

a bowl of fresh pesto
Prep Time: 
Serves 4


  • 12 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 Tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Place sea salt, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor or blender.
  2. Add basil and blend until smooth paste is formed.
  3. Place mixture in a bowl and add olive oil. Stir until mixture is smooth and creamy.
Nutrition Info: 
197 Calories, 1 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 1 g Carbohydrates, 0 g Total sugars (0 g Added sugars), 0 g Fiber, 22 g Total fat (3 g sat), 69 mg Sodium, ★★★ Vitamin K, ★★ Vitamin E, Vitamin A


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