Avocado Pesto

  • Author: She Likes Food
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Condiment, Sauce
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: American


This Vegan Avocado Pesto Sauce is so creamy and delicious!  Add it to your favorite pasta for a quick and easy dinner recipe!


  • 1 large avocado, pitted and scooped out
  • 1 handful basil leaves, about 1/2 cup
  • 1/4 cup chopped cashews
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup + 1¬†tablespoons olive oil or water


  1. Add all ingredients into a food processor and blend until creamy.
  2. I suggest enjoying immediately but you can also store it in the refrigerator with plastic wrap pressed against the top to stop from browning.