Nut-Free Pesto Recipe

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If you’ve been looking for a delicious nut-free pesto recipe, we’ve got you covered! This pesto is perfect and I don’t even miss the pine nuts. Plus, it’s quick and easy to blend up.

Nut-Free Pesto Recipe

This pesto is great for snacking on with bread or bagel chips, but also yummy in sandwiches, pasta, and veggies!

Nut-Free Pesto Recipe for the family

The great thing is, you can switch it up and use a combination of your favorite greens to suit your own taste/needs.

Nut-Free Pesto Recipe: dinner or snacks

Be sure to try it and let us know your perfect blend of greens. Mine was basil, parsley and spinach!

Nut-Free Pesto
  • 2 cups basil (or a combination of your choice of greens like parsley, spinach, and basil.)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup quality romano cheese
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  1. Toss all ingredients into food processor or blender and blend until pesto is a paste. You can add additional olive oil as needed to get desired consistency.


Kristen is a commercial/food photographer living in East TN with her hubby, two adorable kids and goldendoodle pup; lover of light, sweets, and all things natural and organic. You can follow her on Instagram.

1 Comment to Nut-Free Pesto Recipe

  1. KNatGU

    You must try cilantro just once. We call it mexi-pesto at our house. It is divine in something with black beans and corn, like a pasta or a pizza.

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