Creamy 4 Ingredient Oil-Free Walnut Pesto

You want your pesto and you want it oil free, whaaaa...?

Done.  Take these 4 simple ingredients, give 'em a whirl and ta-da! creamy (I even heard the word 'decadent') fresh basil and walnut pesto you'll make again and again. Promise. 




  • 1.5 C walnuts
  • 10 fresh basil leaves (approx)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • water as needed


In a food processor, mix all ingredients well until mixture is nearly creamy (I like a little texture in there). To get things moving well, drizzle in water as needed.  This makes about 1 1/4 C and keeps well chilled for about a week in a sealed glass container.  Use on pizza, in pasta, on sweet potatoes or wherever else you can think of; you're the boss!

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