Vegan Almond Garlic Pesto

On this episode Dr. Ruby shows us how to make a delicious almond garlic pesto without the usual Parmesan cheese.


Almond 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Extra virgin olive oil 5 Tablespoon
Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Sea salt 1 Dash



1. Blend together almonds, cilantro, olive oil, garlic, fresh lemon juice and sea salt in a food processor until it forms a smooth paste.

2. Scoop it out in a serving dish.


3. Serve with crackers or pasta of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 144Calories from Fat 124

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 13 mg0.54%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%


Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet