Easy Vegan Kale Pesto
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Easy Vegan Kale Pesto

Fresh, delicious, 5-minute kale pesto that's 100% plant-based, oil-free and dairy-free.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: dinner, pasta dish, vegan dinner
Cuisine: American, Gluten-free Vegan, Italian, Mediterranean, Oil-free, oil-free vegan, Plant-based, Vegan, WFPB
Keyword: dairy-free pesto, easy pesto, kale, kale pesto, Oil-free pesto, plant-based pesto, vegan pesto
Servings: 4 servings


  • 12 oz bag of your favorite pasta I used brown rice pasta
  • 2 cups kale I use Josie's Organics
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup skinless almonds
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic or 1 tsp garlic powder


  • Blend all ingredients in food processor until smooth scraping down the sides as necessary.
  • Stir into your favorite pasta and enjoy!