Cashew Pesto

Cashew Pesto

by Mia Crawford 6 months ago
5 (2)
553.8 kcal
8.4 g carbs
Description

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.

Ingredients
  • 4 ½ cups sweet Thai basil
  • 1 ½ cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
Directions
  1. 1. Combine basil, oil, Parmesan cheese, cashews, garlic, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Mix until desired texture is reached.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 2 cups
calories: 553.8 kcal
carbohydrates: 8.4 g
protein: 9.5 g
saturated fat: 10.1 g
cholesterol: 13.2 mg
sodium: 361.8 mg
fiber: 1.3 g
sugar: 1.1 g