It can be difficult to find a pesto in the supermarket that does not contain undesirable ingredients, like vegetable oils. Making your own pesto is so quick and easy and the end result is delicious!
We hadn’t made pesto for ages and had forgotten just how delicious it is. At 0.5g total carbs per serve it’s a great way to add flavour to meats and vegetables.
Serving suggestions for keto pesto
A spoonful over your scrambled eggs. Erika used to love tomato sauce on her scrambled eggs, but now she loves to top the eggs with basil pesto to add flavour.
Mix with mayo for a salad dressing. Store bought salad dressings without sugar and bad oils are hard to find. This dressing is very easy to make and tastes better than what you can find in the store.
Use as a sauce with grilled meats like steak, prawns or chicken.
As a dip with cheese crackers or vegetable sticks.
In our Oven-Baked Meatballs. Instead of using a store bought basil pesto, why not make your own.
Tag us on Facebook or Instagram with your keto pesto creations as we would love to see them and be inspired by you!
Check our other sauces and dips.
- Roasted Capsicum Dip
- Keto Reuben Dip
- Keto Cream Cheese Dip – Pesto
- Keto Pimento cheese
- Smoky Romesco Sauce
- Keto Mushroom Sauce
- Keto Satay Sauce
- Keto Blueberry Sauce
- How To Make Hollandaise
- Keto Pesto
Struggle with lunch ideas? access our free ebook now
- Pulse the basil leaves, garlic and lemon zest a small food processor or blender until finely chopped
- Add pine nuts and continue pulsing until finely chopped
- Add olive oil and lemon juice and pulse a couple of times to combine
- Stir in parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste
NOTE: THIS IS BASED ON THE INGREDIENTS WE USED, NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON THE INGREDIENTS USED.
Nutrition Per Serve
Disclosure: The above post may contain affiliate links. We may earn a small commission from purchases made through these links, at no additional cost to you. Everything we recommend on our website are products we use and love. Thank you for supporting Have Butter will Travel and allowing us to share our low carb experiences with you.