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a white pedestal bowl with dark blue rim filled with arugula basil pesto sauce, next to a lemon, arugula and pine nuts on a grey surface and white tiled backgroud

Quick and Easy Oil Free Pesto

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  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan



1/4 cup pine nuts

1 cup basil leaves

1 cup arugula

4 to 5 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half or 1/2 Roma tomato

1 clove garlic

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 Tbsp water

Salt to taste


Preheat a small dry skillet over medium heat. Add pine nuts to the pan to toast slightly, about 60 to 90 seconds. 

Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Salt and pepper to taste.


  • Prep Time: 9 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Category: Sauces