Welcome to Day 5 of #NationalVegetarianWeek! We’ve created a delicious vegetarian or vegan recipe for every single day this week, we hope you stay tuned and love the recipes that we’ve prepared!

Another super easy recipe to follow today. Day 5 of #NationalVegetarianWeek has us concocting this delicious pistachio butter pesto. It’s very quick to make, and tastes amazing for it! We’ve used our brand new Pistachio Butter as a base, check it out on our website (link)!

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  • 250g Zeina Pistachio Butter
  • 30g fresh basil leaves
  • 50g parmesan cheese
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 170g olive oil


  • Food processor
  • Airtight container


  1. In the bowl of a food processor, process pistachios, basil, parmesan cheese, lemon, and crushed red pepper flakes until a paste-like consistency.
  2. Drizzle olive oil into the feed chute until mixture comes together. You may need more or less olive oil, depending on how you like your pesto.
  3. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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