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Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pumpkin Seed Pesto is a flavorful and nutritious twist on the classic Italian sauce. It's a versatile condiment that can be used as a pasta sauce, spread on sandwiches, or drizzled over roasted vegetables. The addition of pumpkin seeds not only enhances the taste but also brings a boost of essential nutrients, making it a delicious and wholesome choice for various culinary applications.
Course dinner, lunch, side, Snack
Servings 3


  • 1/2 lemon Juiced and Zested
  • 2 cups basil packed
  • 1/4 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 1 clove garlic Chopped
  • 2 Tbs nutritional yeast
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste



  • Zest and juice lemon.


  • In a food processor, combine basil, pumpkin seeds, garlic, lemon zest and juice, and nutritional yeast. Pulse to roughly combine.
  • With motor running, slowly pour in 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Process until mixture is smooth, about 10-15 seconds.
  • You will likely need to stop and wipe the edges of the blender or food processor and then resume pureeing.
  • Season with salt and pepper.


Serve over roasted vegetables or toss with zoodles!