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Spinach, Basil and Chive Pesto (Nut Free)! With added fresh ginger and chives, this 10-ingredient homemade pesto pairs well with everything! Can also be made dairy free by replacing the parmesan cheese with nutritional yeast flakes!

Spinach, Basil and Chive Pesto (Nut Free)


  • Author: Wholesome Patisserie
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x

Description

Spinach, Basil and Chive Pesto (Nut Free)! With added fresh ginger and chives, this 10-ingredient homemade pesto pairs well with everything! Can also be made dairy free by replacing the parmesan cheese with nutritional yeast flakes!


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Ingredients

  • 4 packed cups (100g) fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 packed cups (50g) fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup (3g) fresh chives
  • 2 medium/large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 small knob fresh ginger (3g or 1/2 teaspoon worth)
  • 1/4 cup (40g) grated parmesan cheese, can also use nutritional yeast flakes for a vegan version
  • 1/2 cup (95g) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (approx. half a medium sized lemon)
  • Salt and pepper, to season

Instructions

  1. In a high-speed food processor, add all ingredients.
  2. Pulse a few times to incorporate then scrape down the sides with a spatula.
  3. Continue to blend on high speed until well blended and to desired consistency.
  4. Transfer to an airtight container or glass mason jar to store.
  5. Makes approx. 1 1/2 cups.
  6. Enjoy on toast, in salads and pastas!