Basil Pesto Recipe

A simple sauce to liven up chicken, pasta, pizza and more! This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, paleo, vegetarian, vegan, nut free, soy free, refined sugar free.

Basil Pesto Recipe 


  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves

  • 1/4 cup avocado  oil

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1-2 tsp lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Blend all ingredients together in a food processor / blender.

  2. Pour pesto into a small airtight container and let sit in fridge for at least 2 hours before serving. The pesto also stores well in the freezer for up to a month.


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