dairy-free pesto sauce

Super Antioxidant Cashew Pesto (Vegan)

This Antioxidant Cashew Pesto is the pesto of all pesto! It’s jam packed with 5 servings of vegetables, is vegan, uses cashews instead of pine nuts, and is so delicious, you’ll be addicted and want to lather it on everything.

Course Appetizer, Condiments, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Healthy
Keyword Cashew Pesto
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 202 kcal


  • 1 green veggie puck if you don’t have access to pucks add in 2 cups packed mixed dandelion/ spinach/ parsley greens- even ratio
  • 8-10 basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/2-1 tsp salt


  1. Place everything in a blender, food processor or Kitchen aid hand blender and puree until smooth and creamy.
Nutrition Facts
Super Antioxidant Cashew Pesto (Vegan)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 195mg8%
Potassium 96mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 9.8mg12%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.