Mushrooms are an awesome substitute to traditionally meat- or starch-based dishes. They make for a dense "burger" or, alternatively, a low-carb "bun." In this raw, vegan pesto recipe, cremini mushrooms act as the bread foundation, making it clean, easy, and ever-the-more delicious to enjoy the fragrant, flavorful, and "cheesy" dip.

9 Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tightly packed mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup tightly packed basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons nutritional yeast
  • 8-10 cremini mushrooms, stemmed and cleaned
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 944
  • Protein 18 g
  • Carbs 25 g
  • Fiber 10 g
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Sodium 18 mg
  • Fat 93 g
  • Saturated 11 g
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Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor except mushrooms, salt, and pepper. Pulse until smooth but slightly grainy.
  2. Stuff 1 to 2 teaspoons pesto into each mushroom. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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