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Best-o Pesto (healthy, vegan, oil free, nut free)

  • Author: Remy
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x


The best-o pesto sauce made with whole food, plant based ingredients like avocado and tahini. Healthy, vegan, oil free and nut free. 5 ingredients and 2 simple steps.


  • 1 + 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 very ripe, large avocado
  • 1/4 cup tahini + 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cloves raw garlic (you can use roasted garlic if you prefer)
  • 1/21 tsp salt + pepper to taste


  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • grated vegan parmesan cheese to top


  1. Transfer all ingredients into a blender or food processor.
  2. Pulse until smooth and ingredients are all broken down.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: sauces
  • Method: blending

Keywords: pesto, nutfree, gluten free, vegan, oil free, healthy, blender, food processor, pasta, sauces, plant based, dairy free