Vegan Parsley Walnut Pesto

This vegan parsley walnut pesto is a nice change from the traditional pesto and doesn't contain any cheese! Top it on pasta or any protein of your choosing to take your meal to the next level. Gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. 

Course Condiments, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 102 kcal
Author Megan


  • 2 cups chopped parsley about 1 bunch
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 cup walnuts roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. In a food processor, combine parsley, walnuts, garlic and salt. Pulse until combined.
  2. Slowly drizzle in the oil until the mixture is smooth and reaches desired consistency (at least 1/2 cup up to 3/4 cup).
  3. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Parsley Walnut Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Sodium 299mg 12%
Potassium 147mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 25.3%
Vitamin C 24.7%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 7.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.