Avocado pesto with basil and lemon

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This pesto is a real pleasure! With only 5 ingredients and two spices we create a super delicious multi-talent. Not only does it taste fantastic with any type of pasta, it also makes a great dip and summery light spread! Definitely the pesto recipe for summer! Grab the hand blender…. here we go 😉

4.53 from 143 ratings
A super delicious pesto from avocado & basil
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 309kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 309kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Ingredients list



  • Cut the avocados in half and remove the stone. Using a spoon, scoop out the flesh and place in the bowl of the hand blender.
    400 g avocado
  • Add olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and basil to the cup as well.
    20 g basil, 1 clove garlic, 100 ml olive oil extra virgin, 50 ml lemon juice
  • Gently blend on low speed with a hand blender until the pesto has reached a nice creamy consistency.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. The delicious pesto is ready!
    salt, pepper
  • Buon appetito!
avocado pesto


This pesto is not only suitable for all kinds of pasta. It is also perfect as a dip for the next movie night. It also makes a great figure as a delicious spread!
Calories: 309kcal (15%)Carbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1.5g (3%)Fat: 32.2g (50%)

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