• HoldMyGFBeer

Creamy Basil & Avocado Pesto Dip (Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, grain-free)

Looking for something new to try with your extra-ripe avocados that isn't a salad or guac? Here you go! Creamy Basil & Avocado Pesto Dip packs a huge flavor punch even though it only uses a few simple ingredients. Is it a dip or is it a pesto? It's both.. or either! lol Use it as a dip for veggies and crackers. Toss it with your favorite pasta for a new twist on a classic dish. Baste it onto your salmon before broiling. Soooo many options!


Creamy Basil & Avocado Pesto Dip (Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, grain-free)


This Creamy Basil & Avocado Pesto Dip is made with avocado, fresh basil, lemon juice, garlic, tahini, and sea salt. If your basil plants are like mine, they always need pruning. This is a quick way to use those extra leaves and stems. Because you simply put everything into the blender and puree, there is no chopping or prep and it's almost mess-free!


Creamy Basil & Avocado Pesto Dip (Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, grain-free)


Print This Recipe



Creamy Basil & Avocado Pesto Dip (Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, grain-free)


INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large, ripe avocado

  • 1 small handful fresh basil

  • 2 T lemon juice

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1/4 cup tahini

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2-3 T water (for consistency)

  • Sea salt to taste


DIRECTIONS:

  • Add all ingredients into a blender or food processor and process until smooth.

  • That's it! Enjoy!


Did you try this recipe? Did you make a tweak that you want to share? Please sign-up to post your pics and comments!



Keywords: avocado, basil, pesto, dip, gluten-free appetizer, gluten-free pasta, gluten-free side

12 views0 comments