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Tablescape of Vegan Oil Free Pesto Caprese Dip

Vegan Oil Free Pesto Caprese Dip

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 4-8 Servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Italian Inspired
  • Diet: Vegan


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Vibrant, bold, and rich, this delicious Vegan Oil Free Pesto Caprese Dip is the perfect appetizer for parties and family dinner tables alike.



Base Ingredients:

Optional Ingredients:

Serving Ideas:

  • Pita chips
  • Toasty bread
  • Crackers


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Smooth out the Vegan Cream Cheese onto the bottom of pie plate.
  3. Place the Oil Free Pesto sauce (2/3 cup) onto the cream cheese leaving a tiny border of cream cheese showing around the perimeter.
  4. Arrange the ¼ inch sliced cherry tomatoes on top (over the pesto).
  5. Place into the oven (center rack) and bake at 350 F for 20 to 24 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven, sprinkle with some Vegan Parmesan Cheese (optional) and add a few sprigs of fresh basil in the center.
  7. Serve warm with pita chips, crackers, or toasty bread.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Servings:  4 to 8