Creamy Avocado Pesto Sauce

Upgrade your pesto recipe by adding in avocado! This creamy avocado pesto sauce is gluten free, dairy free, whole 30, and paleo.

This simple recipe is made with minimal ingredients and is so easy to make- all you need to do is add ingredients to a food processor and blend!

If you’re looking for more dairy-free pesto recipes, also checkout my Vegan Pistachio Pesto recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup firmly packed basil
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste 

How to Make Avocado Pesto:


Place all ingredients in a food processor and mix, scraping the sides of the food processor repeatedly until a pesto consistency is formed.

I hope you enjoy this recipe, please comment and let me know if you give it a try! Or tag me if you make them on instagram @wellbymel_!

Avocado Pesto

Upgrade your pesto recipe by adding avocado! This Creamy Avocado Pesto is gluten free, vegan, paleo, and whole30.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 servings

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Firmly Packed Basil
  • 1/2 Avocado ripe
  • 1/4 Lemon juice
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt, Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and mix, scraping the sides of the food processor repeatedly until a pesto consistency is formed.
Keyword Avocado Pesto, Gluten Free, Paleo, Pesto, Vegan, Whole30

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Hi, I’m Mel! I’m so excited to have you visit my page! I am a Masters candidate at Columbia University, studying Nutrition Education. Following the program, I will pursue RD accreditation. I love all things health and wellness and am a firm believer in eating real food. I am here to share easy, healthy, and delicious recipes! There is a common misconception that eating healthy is bland and unappetizing, but it doesn’t have to be! I truly believe that eating healthy can be fun and delicious and I hope that my recipes show you how. I also share tips on nontoxic living. I hope you follow along 😊

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