Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

This sun-dried tomato pesto is one of the first recipes I shared on my blog and is still one of my favorites.

sun dried tomato pesto

I love to eat delicious and healthy food that makes me feel good, like this pesto. This is made with sun-dried tomatoes, basil and pine nuts, just like traditional pesto. I don’t know if you know but basil is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, iron, and calcium besides also being incredibly delicious.

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This sun-dried tomato pesto is delicious, healthy, and super easy to make. Sergio has a serious obsession with pesto. Therefore we always have to have at least a small jar in the fridge ready to eat. I usually vary between this one, the traditional ones, and a cilantro based pesto. Here is the recipe for this wildly delicious


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sun-dried tomato pesto

Sun- dried tomato pesto

Alejandra Graf
This sun- dried tomato pesto is excellent to have it in the fridge and use it in pasta, sandwiches, or for snacks.
5 de 1 voto
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 cups
Calories 451 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups dried tomatoes packed in olive oil
  • 1/2 cup basil just the leaves
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Salt and pepper


  • To make the pesto put the rest of the ingredients in the blender or food processor to form a paste. Taste and adjust if necessary.


Calories: 451kcalCarbohydrates: 53gProtein: 17gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 214mgPotassium: 3130mgFiber: 12gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 2301IUVitamin C: 54mgCalcium: 133mgIron: 10mg
Keyword pesto, sun-dried tomato vegan pesto


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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