Nelly’s Pesto

This vegan pesto spread is absolutely delicious and safe for babies and toddlers.

Nellys vegan pesto

Basil is such a great addition to your family menu. It’s full of nutrients and so yummy.

Usually, when making a pesto spread I like to use whole nuts, but here I decided to use almond flour instead. This way I’m not worried about grounding the nuts and can happily serve it to my baby, Nelly.

Try it out and tell me what you think.

fresh basil leaves

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Prep time
10 minutes
Cook Time
Jar (200 ml)


  • 2 packs of fresh basil
  • 0.25 cup almond flour
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 0.5 cup olive oil (and some more)
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Wash and dry the fresh beastie leaves.

  2. In a food processor, blend the almond flour and garlic. Add the basil leaves, olive oil and salt and blend to a spread.

  3. Taste and adjust, adding the fresh lemon juice and more salt or olive oil if required. Blend again to combine.

  4. Transfer to a clean jar, cover with more olive oil and keep in the fridge.