Vegan Basil Sunflower Seed Pesto  (Without Pine Nuts)

Sunflower seed pesto is a delicious, 6-ingredient, frugal homemade pesto without pine nuts you can make in just 5 minutes! Perfect for pasta, sandwiches, wraps, pizza, and more!


– 1 C of basil – ½ C of raw sunflower seeds unsalted – ¼ C of olive oil extra virgin – 3-4 cloves garlic – ¼ tsp of salt – ¼ tsp of sugar – ¼ tsp of black pepper – 1 Tbsp of nutritional yeast – 1 Tbsp of fresh lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until creamy. Usually, 1-2 minutes, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed.

Toss with warm pasta, spread on toast or pizza, or use as a dip.