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Pea Shoot Pesto

Pea Shoot Pesto (vegan, gluten free)

  • Author: Remy


This pea shoot pesto is pure spring: fresh pea shoots, basil, your favorite nut, nutritional yeast and garlic make a healthy vegan dip or spread.


  • 1 1/2 cup pea shoots
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup cashews, macadamia nuts or pistachios
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 34 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/31/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a food processor, pulse ingredients until broken down. It’s okay if there is a little texture to the mixture.
  2. Stream in additional olive oil as needed to achieve desired consistency and season with salt and pepper to taste.