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An overhead shot of a white bowl of pasta with nut free pesto and basil leaves on the side

Nut Free Pesto

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This Nut Free Pesto Recipe is absolutely delicious! A 5 Ingredient Basil Pesto without Nuts that is perfect on pasta - everyone will love it!
Prep Time : 5 minutes
Cook Time : 0 minutes
Total Time : 5 minutes
Serves : 8 2 tablespoon servings (makes 1 cup pesto)
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  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves packed
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic about 1 tablespoon
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • In a small blender or food processor combine all ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve over your favorite pasta and enjoy

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Nut Free Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 74mg3%
Potassium 29mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 0.03g0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 353IU7%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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