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  • María Fernanda López

Avocado Pesto Cheese Rolls (Gluten Free & Low Carb)

Okay, this recipe is just a fun twist of avocado pesto and it's hard not to love. A keto friendly appetizer or snack with all the flavor, and the best part is that it's also nutrient dense, simply unbeatable.

No matter the occasion, this recipe is perfect for it. This recipe is super easy to make and just perfect for those meal prep days, I actually prepared this as a fancy homemade dinner for my mom's birthday and it was a hit.

About these Avocado Pesto Cheese Rolls:

This recipe is super comforting and we are actually using some cheese and avocado pesto, simple and comforting! Plus we are using pea protein as the base of these rolls and it's just a great hack to keep things low carb and high protein!

A low carb, comforting and gluten free CREAMY rolls, no gluten and high protein recipe. We are adding some cheese, cheesy factor and some calcium and vitamin D.

The key to a delicious avocado pesto roll is of course the pesto and cheese. Who doesn't love a good comforting meal, right?

What's in these Avocado Pesto Cheese Rolls?

Well, besides the avocado pesto and cheese we are adding some pea protein and almond flour to keep it gluten free and also low carb!

A pea protein is great protein option to add into your lifestyle! As a nutritionist I know that healthy eating should be sustainable and convenient without sacrificing any taste.

Protein can be super versatile; this comforting recipe for example, these other of my own recipes:

Check for your ingredients! I believe that it's so important to get quality ingredients no matter what type of lifestyle you follow or live by. When it comes to animal products I recommend getting grass-fed and pastured raised whenever it's possible; that also means that animals were more likely to be treated better.

Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Avocado Pesto Cheese Rolls:

  • Almond flour

  • Pea protein

  • Coconut flour

  • Xanthan gum

  • Baking soda

  • Black pepper

  • Real salt

  • Garlic

  • Egg

  • Water or bone broth

  • Avocado pesto (used Good Foods)

  • Cheese wrap (like Folios)

This is a nutrient dense scone! These rolls are just perfect as a dinner or lunch? Pair this with some veggies and extra pesto and YUM! You can skip the xanthan gum, but it helps with consistency.

Key Ingredients in this Recipe:

Okay, so what makes this recipe special are nothing Good Foods Avocado Pesto on the filling of these rolls along with the cheese! This recipe is vegetarian too.

And for spices, adding real salt, pepper and garlic really amps up any taste and aroma to the recipes; a must and another sneaky way to get some micronutrients such as minerals from the sea salt.

The full instructions and ingredient list is listed below. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Vegetarian

  • Keto

  • Gluten Free

  • Quick and Easy

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

A delicious and flavorful avocado pesto, super comforting. The touch of the cheese add such a nice twist to the recipe just to keep things low carb, add a different flavor and to skip any type of flour... plus who doesn't love cheese?

I enjoyed mine for dinner or lunch, with some extra greens as a side and air fried onions... but you can also add some low carb ranch and you will have such a great bite to enjoy... and healthy too!

Not boring or complicated! This are a great lunch for kids and grown ups. Pro tip: You can have them ready for meal preps in the freezer too!

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and super fresh, great for a brunch, lunch and even a dinner. This recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple ingredients!

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With love,



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Avocado Pesto Cheese Rolls

By María Fernanda López

Serves 4-8 servings



  • 1/2 cup of almond flour

  • 1/2 cup of pea protein

  • 3 tbsp of coconut flour

  • 1 tsp of xanthan gum

  • 1 tsp of baking soda

  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp of real salt

  • 1/8 tsp of garlic

  • 1 egg

  • 1/3 cup of water or bone broth



  1. In a mixing bowl add the dry ingredients.

  2. Add egg, apple cider vinegar and water if needed.

  3. Mix with your hands or in a food processor until the dough sticks all together.

  4. In a plastic paper wrap, wrap all the dough and place it in the fridge for 10 minutes.

  5. Meanwhile prepare the filling by mixing the ingredients listed for the filling.

  6. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  7. Once the dough is ready, take it out of the fridge and using the same plastic I used to cover them I roll them out with my hands creating a circle

  8. Once the dough was nicely spreader I added the filling mix.

  9. Spread the dough evenly and spread the filling over the dough.

  10. Roll the and cut into 4 pieces.

  11. Bake for 20-15 minutes.


Nutritional Information per 4 servings (265 kcal)

Fat: 15.3g

Carbs: 8.8g

Fiber: 4.4g

Net Carbs: 4.4g

Protein: 25g


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