My PCOS Kitchen - Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto - This cream is perfect to spread on sandwiches or wraps! Paleo, gluten-free and low carb!
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Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto

A delicious creamy garlic sauce perfect for pasta or spreads!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 208kcal
Author Mira


  • 1 avocado
  • 5 g basil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Peel and mince the garlic clove. Cut the avocado in half and scoop out of its shell.
  • Place all of the ingredients, except the olive oil, in the food processor and pulse for 30 seconds. Slowly add the extra virgin olive oilin a slow stream. This will emulsify the pesto and make it more creamy and thick.
  • Serve on sandwiches as a spread or with pasta (zoodles).



Serving: 4servings | Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.67g | Protein: 1.15g | Fat: 21.13g | Saturated Fat: 2.9g | Sodium: 54mg | Fiber: 3.5g | Sugar: 0.94g | NET CARBS: 2.17g