Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
No ratings yet

Dandelion Greens Pesto Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment, Pasta
Cuisine: Dairy-free, European, Gluten-free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, whole30
Keyword: spring, vegan salad
Servings: 8
Author: Angie


  • 1 cup cashews
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups dandelion leaves chopped fresh loosely packed
  • 2 lemons juice
  • 1 tbsp  lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin oil 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper


  • Place all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. If it's too thick, slowly add a bit more olive oil.
  • Optional: add the Parmesan or nutritional yeast and continue to blend until the mixture has a smooth consistency.
  • Refrigerate and eat within four days.