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

4 people
5 min

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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!

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

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Vegan Pea Pesto

  • Light & fresh
  • Healthy
  • Creamy
  • Easy to make
  • Filling
  • Beautifully green
  • & Ridiculously tasty!

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

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

Enjoy. xo.

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Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Vegan Pesto (Gluten-Free)
Recipe details
  • 4  people
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 5 min
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  • 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

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.
  • Also see: Nutritional Yeast Recipes.
Kristen Wood
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