Green Pea Pesto - Lakeside Natural Medicine

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Green Pea Pesto

BySarah Axtell, ND June 14, 2015

For a play on pesto, try this Green Pea Pesto. It is great as a dip for raw veggies. It also works well on top of fish or chicken.

Green Pea Pesto


  • 1¬† 16 oz bag of organic frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (or 1/4 cup nutritional yeast, found in bulk section at health food store, if you are dairy sensitive)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Puree pine nuts in food processor. Scrape the pureed nuts from the side of the food processor. Add all other ingredients and process until nearly smooth. Enjoy!

For other delicious Pesto recipes, try these:

Cilantro Pesto

Kale Walnut Pesto

Editor’s Note: The information in this article is intended for your educational use only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health practitioners with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any diet, supplement, fitness, or other health program.

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