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Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Vegan Pesto (Gluten-Free)

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A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This lovely pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS!

 

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

I adore pesto; and this Vegan Spring Pea and Basil Pesto is no exception!

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

Vegan Pea Pesto

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 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

I love this pesto as a sandwich or wrap spread; and on chickpea pasta — but the possibilities are endless, really!

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I look forward to hearing how you love to use it, too!

Enjoy. xo.

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

 A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS! #veganpesto #springpesto #peapesto #basilpesto #sunflowerseedpesto

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Vegan Pea Pesto

A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This delicious pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS!
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Italian, Vegan
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Lactose, Vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Kristen Wood

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peas fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup basil leaves packed
  • 1/2 cup fresh mixed greens I use spinach and kale, packed
  • 1/4 cup raw shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tbs nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 3-5 tbs water
  • to taste sea salt

Instructions

  • In a food processor or high speed blender combine ingredients peas through lemon juice. Pulse until combined.
  • Add water starting with 3 tbs and blend until a smooth consistency, adding more water if needed.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 594IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg

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Raw Sunflower Seeds
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About Author

Hi! I'm Kristen -- a mama, photographer, recipe developer and author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. I enjoy sharing both wildly creative and ridiculously practical vegetarian recipes that are approachable for all. Everything you see here is infused with a bit of nature, magic and good health. XO.

2 Comments

  • Liz
    10/07/2019 at 3:53 AM

    Positively delicious! I added a bit more lemon juice, and only had roasted, salted sunflower seeds. A huge hit served over spaghetti squash! Thank you!

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    • Kristen Wood
      10/07/2019 at 5:22 AM

      I’m so happy you enjoyed it! Thank you so much for sharing. 🙂

      Reply

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