ION Restaurant

Vegan Dining in Connecticut

Proudly voted Connecticut's Best Vegan Restaurant 

since 1992 in the Hartford Advocate Readers' Poll. 

Vegan Basil Pesto Sauce

Daylight saving time has started, which means spring is on its way! Get a head start with this summery basil pesto sauce that will help speed up these last few weeks of winter. 

Vegan Pesto


Vegan Basil Pesto Sauce

Ingredients:

2 cups fresh basil leaves

½ cup walnuts

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

4 cloves garlic

juice of 1 lemon


Instructions:

This one’s easy. Place all items in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve over your favorite pasta, as a sandwich spread, or atop a pizza crust.