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basil pesto in a glass jar and a spoonful being taken out of it. basil leaves around the jar to decorate

Basil pesto without pine nuts (AIP, paleo, vegan)

This basil pesto is super easy to make and ready in 5 minutes!
5 from 7 votes
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 364 kcal


  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves (1 bunch)
  • 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp tigernut flour (or almond flour if you are not on AIP nor nut free)
  • 1 garlic clove small
  • Pinch of sea salt


  • Wash and dry the basil leaves
  • Place basil, tigernut or almond flour, olive oil, garlic and salt in a blender. Process until smooth and voilà!
    Bon appétit !


Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition facts per serving

Calories: 364kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 7gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 21gSodium: 6mgPotassium: 355mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 6240IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 243mgIron: 4mg
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