The V Spot

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Vegan Pesto Recipe 6th August 2018

Fresh pesto is delicious. It’s not just for pasta: use it as a sandwich spread or as a sauce for all sorts of food.

  • Category: Sauce
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes



  1. Combine the basil, pine nuts and garlic using a hand blender or food processor.
  2. Slowly add the olive oil and mix together until you have achieved a smooth consistency.
  3. Add Engevita, lemon juice and salt to taste.
  4. Refrigerate (or freeze covered with oil) until ready to use.

For a quick meal, cook some pasta and drain it. Put some pesto in a saucepan and warm it through on a medium heat. Add the cooked pasta to the pan and stir to cover the pasta in sauce. Serve sprinkled with a Parmesan substitute such as Grattugiato.

The ingredients in this recipe are available from The V Spot. If this is all too much effort we also sell jars of ready-made pesto.

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