Almond Butter Avocado Pesto

Almond Butter Avocado Pesto: This isn't your nana's pesto! Traditional pesto gets updated with almond butter and avocado! Vegetarian and gluten free and vegan option included! || recipe

5 from 2 reviews


  • 1 and 1/2 cups loosely packed basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 and 1/2 Tbsp. roasted almond butter
  • 1 and 1/2 Tbsp. parmesan cheese (vegans can use nutritional yeast)
  • 1/2 avocado
  • salt + pepper
  • 3+ Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • squeeze of lemon, optional


  1. Add basil, garlic, almond butter, parmesan, avocado, salt, and pepper to a food processor and process. Drizzle in olive oil until the mixture becomes a paste. Taste, and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  2. Add a drizzle a lemon to brighten flavors and to help keep the pesto green. Serve immediately. Easily doubled, tripled, etc.

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