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Low FODMAP Pesto

  • Author: Em Schwartz, MS, RDN
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Low Lactose


Add plant-based flavor to pasta, sandwiches, and more with this Low FODMAP Pesto. It’s made with fresh herbs, lemon, and garlic-infused oil.


  • 1 ½ cups fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh chives
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup garlic-infused olive oil
  • Sea salt or kosher salt


  1. Place basil, chives, pine nuts, and lemon juice in a food processor. Process until roughly chopped.
  2. Continue to process slowly adding olive oil until desired consistency is achieved. Season with salt.
  3. Use after preparing. Or, freeze in ice cube trays until solid and transfer to a zip-top bag for use within three months.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: Italian