Basil and cashew pesto


Make a batch of this delicious basil and cashew pesto, stash it in the fridge, and you have weeks worth of delicious flavour to be added to all your meals.



  • 3 cups basil
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup olive, sunflower or rice bran oil.
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash the basil and dry with a clean tea towel to remove excess moisture
  • Place nuts in blender and blend until broken down to small pieces
  • Add the basil and oil and blend to combine
  • Add salt and pepper to taste

Serving suggestions

  • Use as a spread on toast for a late night snack
  • On top of your spaghetti bolognese
  • Stir through warm pasta
  • Serve with crackers and labneh



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