Homemade pesto contains vitamins C and B, antioxidants, and minerals, especially calcium, magnesium, and iron. Pesto will taste wonderfully with chickpea snacks.

SPINACH PESTO with chickpea crackers

  • gluten-free
  • nut-free
  • vegetarian & vegan


  • Krippu”  chickpea crackers or sticks
  •  100 g spinach
  • 40 g pumpkin seeds
  • 30 g fresh oregano or basil
  • ½ avocado
  • juice from ½ lemon
  • 4 Tbsp oil (pumpkin, grapeseed or other, as chosen)
  • Salt, pepper to taste.


  1. Pumpkin seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids; therefore, it is better to use these seeds unroasted. Place pumpkin seeds in a blender and grind until homogenous and slightly grainy.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend. Add 1 − 2 tbsp oil, if too thick.
  3. When you make it next time, you can increase or decrease the amount of some ingredients or add 60 g of grated hard cheese.