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Vegan Halloween treat: Pumpkin seed pesto

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A pumpkin entrée to die for

This time of year is all about pumpkin recipes. And pumpkin is a naturally delicious fall vegan ingredient.

A pumpkin entrée to die for

Here's a recipe for an incredible vegan pumpkin seed pesto on top of ravioli. But, pumpkin seed pesto could be used for all sorts of delicious vegan creations, like a vegan pesto pizza!

Whip up a batch of vegan pumpkin seed pesto with your leftover Halloween pumpkin seeds and freeze to enjoy all winter long.

Pumpkin seed pesto over ravioli recipe

Serves 4


  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 cup (firmly packed) fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons miso
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 (16 ounce) package vegan ravioli


  1. Combine pumpkin seeds, parsley and garlic in a food processor until minced. Add miso and salt and process until well-blended. While blending, slowly drizzle in the oil.
  2. Cook the ravioli according to package directions.
  3. Top the ravioli with homemade pumpkin seed pesto and enjoy!

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