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Mint Basil Pesto from Simple French Paleo (AIP)

  • Author: Sophie Van Tiggelen
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x


This pesto is delicious on grilled meats, vegetables, or pretty much anything! From the cookbook Simple French Paleo and completely compliant with the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP).


  • 2 cups chopped basil leaves
  • 2 cups chopped mint leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup + 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • pinch fine sea salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Mix on medium speed for 30 seconds or until pesto reaches your preferred consistency.
  2. You may have to stop once or twice to scrape down the blender or food processor with a spatula.
  3. Transfer pesto to an airtight container and refrigerate until needed.


Will keep in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Condiment
  • Cuisine: French