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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Recipe Summary

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 19% DV; carbohydrates 8.4g 3% DV; fat 54.5g 84% DV; cholesterol 13.2mg 4% DV; sodium 361.8mg 15% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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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
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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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