Paleo Avocado Pesto Recipe

paleo avocado pesto recipe


  • 1/2 a ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 and 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Combine the garlic, pine nuts, lemon juice, basil leaves and salt in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.
  2. Add the avocado and then slowly pour in the olive oil while blending the pesto mixture until it is smooth.
  3. Keep sealed and refrigerated.