Fresh Kelp Pesto Recipe
May 13, 2022

Fresh Kelp Pesto Recipe

Fresh Kelp Pesto Recipe

Whether you enjoy pesto as a marinade, on pizza, or pasta, our Kelp Pesto recipe is a party favourite.

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  • 1 large bunch fresh basil
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 teaspoons smoked kelp flakes
  • ½ cup walnuts or hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Ground pepper to taste

Prep time: 15 minutes


Strip basil leaves from the stems and add to a food processor along with avocados, smoked kelp flakes, walnuts (or hemp seeds), lemon juice, garlic and salt; pulse until finely chopped.

Add oil and process to form a thick paste.

Season with pepper. Add sauce to any pasta type and garnish with either Parmigiano-Reggiano or nutritional yeast.