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Almond pesto dip in a bowl on a tray surrounded by almonds, crackers and cucumber slices.
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3.39 from 26 votes

Almond Pesto Sauce or Dip

This creamy almond pesto dip (or sauce) is made with just seven delicious ingredients. Trust me, you'll want to dip everything in it! Vegan, gluten-free, low-carb and high in protein.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond pesto sauce, copycat bitchin' sauce, cream almond pesto dip
Servings: 8
Calories: 113kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tablespoon Bragg's liquid aminos

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high powered blender or food processor and process/blend until smooth.
  • Note that almonds are a hard nut so it takes a around 1-2 minutes of blending for the mixture to thin out and become the consistency of a dip/sauce.
  • For a thinner sauce, just add more water, 1 Tablespoon at a time until the consistency is how you like it.

Nutrition

Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g