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Avocado pesto

This recipe for avocado pesto uses avocado instead of olive oil. It is creamy delicious and very very healthy.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 cups
Calories 210 kcal


  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds or pine nuts
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of water if necessary


  • Put all the ingredients in the bowl of the food processor and pulse until all is well mixed. If you need, slowly add the water in until you get the consistency that you want.
  • Check the seasoning for salt and lemon.


Store in a jar with a lid, tightly closed. You can add a little bit of olive oil (about a tablespoon) on it to prevent the upper part from oxidizing. It will last up to three days.


Calories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 4gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 589mgPotassium: 569mgFiber: 7gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 465IUVitamin C: 14.5mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword avocado pesto, oil-free pesto, pesto


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