A little sweet, a little cheesy, and super creamy, this red pepper pesto will definitely be in your dinner rotation. Make sure that you eat it while it’s HOT — it definitely spreads over your pasta better.

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto [Vegan]

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  • 1/2 cup cashews – soaked and drained
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers (jarred is perfect)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 pound of cooked pasta


  1. Combine all ingredients (minus pasta) in a high speed blender and blend until very smooth!
  2. Pour onto hot pasta and mix to combine


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