Homemade Pesto

Great for sensitive tummies. A super quick and free FODMAP pesto the whole family can enjoy.

sensitive tummies
Preparation Time:

16 minutes


16 portions

Sensitive tummies FODMAP Pesto Ingredients:
  • 200g Parmesan
  • 2 big bunches of fresh basil (60g per bunch)
  • 100g pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 100g blanched almonds
  • 1 lemon – grate the lemon zest and squeeze out the juice
  • 200ml olive oil
  • Garlic oil to taste
  1. Remove the rind from the parmesan and break the rest into small pieces into a food processor
  2. Remove the stalks from the basil and add the leaves to food processor.
  3. Add the pine nuts, almonds, lemon juice and zest and olive oil.
  4. Finally blitz until a fine consistency.
  5. Take some of the FODMAP Pesto and add it to freshly cooked pasta for delicious meal or serve as a dip with low FODMAP crackers. You can freeze the rest for future meals.


Want to know more about a low FODMAP Diet? Check it out. This diet is perfect for sensitive tummies and IBS sufferers.

If you want to learn more, you can take one of our Eatfit Courses, or get in touch with Sasha.