Rating: 5 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
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Sweet basil, best if homegrown and freshly harvested, combines with garlic, olive oil, cheese, and nuts to make a potent and flavorful sauce. Serve on pasta or bread.

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prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine basil, oil, Parmesan cheese, cashews, garlic, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Mix until desired texture is reached.

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Cook's Note:

You can use any shredded or grated cheese that you'd like, such as Romano, Asiago, or any combination.

Nutrition Facts

554 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 8.4g; fat 54.5g; cholesterol 13.2mg; sodium 361.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
09/16/2019
No one could stop eating this pesto! The Thai Basil and cashews made this taste amazing! Served with toasted bread. Read More
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2021
Really good! I did not use the oregano since I thought it would overwhelm the basil. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/15/2019
No one could stop eating this pesto! The Thai Basil and cashews made this taste amazing! Served with toasted bread. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2020
This pesto recipe is delicious. The cashews gave it a more nutty flavor. Very, very good. I refrigerator 1/2 and froze the rest. Read More
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