The Best White Bean Pesto


White bean pesto is thick, creamy and perfect as a dip, pasta sauce or to use on sandwiches or wraps. This recipe is dairy free, vegan and gluten free.

Why you will love this recipe

Simple, easy to make

Delicious, healthy ingredients

5 Minutes

Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free


– Fresh Basil – White beans – Olive oil – Lemon juice – Salt – Garlic powder – Spinach

Step 1

Add the basil to the food processor with the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic powder. Blend well about 1 minute.


Step 2

Add the spinach to the food processor and process until completely broken down.


Step 3

Rinse and drain the white beans. Add the rinsed white beans to the food processor and process on high about 1 minute.


Step 4

Test the pesto for consistency. It should be thick (but it will continue to thicken as it sits). Add more water if needed.


– On pasta – Drizzled on roasted veggies – Stirred into rice, quinoa or cauliflower rice – As a dip for fresh veggies, chips, crusty bread – On sandwiches, pitas, wraps or burgers – On pizza – On scrambled eggs

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