Almond Basil Pesto Sauce- Low Carb, gluten free and paleo.
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5 from 9 votes

Almond Basil Pesto Low Carb

Almond Basil Pesto Sauce is low carb and gluten free.  Delicious on meats, burgers, and on a low carb pizza crust.
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: gluten free, low carb
Cuisine: sauces and condiments
Servings: 8
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Stacey


  • cup almonds toasted
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup parsley Italian flat leaf
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • cup olive oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese *optional omit for dairy free


  • Preheat oven to 400 F, and place almonds on a baking sheet.
  • Toast almonds for 7 to 10 mins until lightly golden brown. Remove and cool.
  • Add almonds and all the ingredients to a processor, and pulse until combined and the texture of a thick pasty sauce.


*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g