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Dried Tomato Basil Pesto


Prep time 15 mins

Blend time 10 mins


Conscious Ground/ @consciousground

Dried Tomato Basil Pesto

GF, DF, Vegan.



  • Soak Dried Tomatoes in 2 cups (440 mls) lukewarm water for 10-15 minutes. Strain tomatoes over a bowl to keep the water, this water will be used in the pesto. About 1.5 cups (330mls) of the tomato soaking water is needed. 
  • In a Food Processor, combine soaked dried tomatoes, all dry ingredients and half the amounts of tomato water (¾ cup) and olive oil (¼ cup). 

  • Blend to combine. 

  • Add the remaining tomato water and olive oil and continue to blend until all ingredients are combined and desired consistency is achieved. 

  • Remove from the food processor and enjoy with fresh veggies, pastas, pizzas, etc. 

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.