This homemade pesto sauce recipe is ideal for anyone living a vegan lifestyle thanks to the inclusion of dairy-free ingredients. Despite the lack of dairy in this pesto sauce, nuts and yeast are used to replicate the texture and taste of cheese in the sauce as to not compromise on flavor.
Pesto is a great sauce to make because it is fresh and requires no cooking time. The recipe begins with fresh basil, garlic, olive oil and seasoning that is tossed into a food processor. Walnuts and nutritional yeast are added to replicate the flavor of parmesan cheese with dairy-free ingredients. Once the ingredients are well-mixed, you can add this sauce to pasta, salads and even enjoy on bread with other veggies.