Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

This sun- dried tomato pesto is excellent to have it in the fridge and use it in pasta, sandwiches, or for snacks.

This sun-dried tomato pesto is perfect for adding flavor to your favorite dishes. Enjoy its rich flavor of a mix of herbs, tomatoes, and garlic – it’s sure to make your taste buds dance happily!

sun dried tomato pesto  oin a small jar over a small wood plate and a leave of basil.

about this recipe

Like this vegan pesto, I love eating delicious, healthy food that makes me feel good. This is made with sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and pine nuts, just like a traditional pesto.

Besides being incredibly delicious, Basil is an excellent vitamin K, vitamin A, iron, and calcium source.

Basil, parsley, sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts and garlic.

Ingredients for the sun-dried tomato pesto

  • Sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil. When purchasing sun-dried tomatoes, look for those that are a deep red-orange color and have a semi-soft texture and minimal dark spots.
  • Basil , fresh basil.
  • Parsley, flat, or curly leaves parsley works great here.
  • Pine nuts you can substitute with cashews or almonds
  • Garlic cloves, skip them if you don’t eat raw garlic.
sun dried tomatoes, pinenuts and basil in the blender container

How to make sun-dried tomato pesto

Pulse all the ingredients in the food processor or high-speed blender until it reaches your desired consistency.

Let the machine run a bit longer if you like a creamier pesto. But if you like pesto with more texture, pulse it.

How to use vegan sun dried tomato pesto

Frequently asked questions

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Sun- dried tomato pesto

Alejandra Graf
This sun- dried tomato pesto is excellent to have it in the fridge and use it in pasta, sandwiches, or for snacks.
5 de 1 voto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 cups
Calories 387 kcal


  • Food processor


  • 1 cup dried tomatoes packed in olive oil
  • 1 cup basil You could use upto 1½ cups of basil
  • 1 cup parsley You could use upto 1½ cups of parsley
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Salt and pepper


  • To make the pesto add the ingredients to the high speed blender or food processor and pulse until the desired consistency is achieved.
    Taste and adjust if necessary.


How to use vegan sun dried tomato pesto
How to store 
The best way to store sun-dried tomato pesto is in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It can be stored for up to 3 months. Additionally, it can also be frozen for up to 6 months. Make sure to label the container with the date it was made, so you know when to use it. 


Calories: 387kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 14gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 77mgPotassium: 2302mgFiber: 9gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 3651IUVitamin C: 65mgCalcium: 134mgIron: 9mg
Keyword pesto, sun-dried tomato vegan pesto


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