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Warm Lemony-Garlic White Bean Salad with Hemp Seed Pesto | vegan, gluten-free
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5 from 6 votes

Hemp Seed Pesto

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Pesto, Sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Ashley Melillo | Blissful Basil


  • 1 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1 loosely-packed cup packed baby arugula
  • cup shelled hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (juice of about ½ lemon)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • ¼ teaspoon plus ⅛ teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste


  • Add the basil, arugula, hemp seeds, olive oil, fresh lemon juice, garlic, sea salt, and black pepper to a food processor. Process for 1 to 2 minutes or until just shy of smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Taste and add more sea salt and black pepper, if desired.