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Beetroot Pesto
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4.75 from 4 votes

Beet Pesto

A colourful beetroot and pumpkin seed pesto. Perfect with pasta, chicken or leftover meat. Add to your salad or a sandwich.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Gluten Free
Author: Nutritionist meets Chef


  • 300 g boiled beetroots
  • 100 g pumpkin seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 75 g grated pecorino cheese (or parmesan)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve with pasta, chicken or have it on a sandwich.


*Can be substituted with parmesan