Vegan Sundried Tomato and Walnut Pesto

a delicious spin on traditional pesto that's packed with healthy fats
vegan sundried tomato and walnut pesto

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Cooler fall days call for heartier meals and this pesto makes a wonderfully satisfying fall meal. This dairy-free sundried tomato pesto is delicious, easy, and loaded with healthy fats from walnuts. Serve this pesto on quinoa or a bean-based pasta for a dose of fibre-rich happiness in a bowl! Gloomy weather prescription: serve with a glass of wine and a good book!

Vegan Sundried Tomato and Walnut Pesto 

Pair this recipe with Brown Rice Risotto, Gluten-Free Keto Pumpkin Pie Bars and Maple Cinnamon Hemp Milk for a fabulous fall get-together! 


  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • ½ cup sundried tomatoes
  • 4–6 cloves garlic, chopped 
  • 3 tbsp hemp seeds 
  • ¼ tsp ground chili pepper
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast 
  • pepper, to taste 
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 


  1. Place dry ingredients into a food processor and process until broken down.
  2. Slowly add the olive oil while pulsing the food processor until the pesto is well mixed.
  3. Transfer to a mason jar and refrigerate for up to a week.

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