Appetizers

Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

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Making this delicious basil pesto recipe is easy and takes almost no time to prepare. Get great depth of flavor with just a few unexpected ingredients!

2 Cups Basil Leaves, loosely packed with stems removed
3 Roasted Garlic Cloves
1 Raw Garlic Clove (or less if you don\'t like the flavor of raw garlic)
¼ Cup Cashews
½ Cup Olive Oil
1 TBSP Shallots, minced
2 TBSP Fresh Lemon (or more to your taste)
½ Cup Parmesan, finely grated
Kosher Salt & Fresh Cracked Pepper to taste
Add all the ingredients except the Parmesan into a food processor or immersion blender container. Process until the desired consistency has been achieved. Remove the basil pesto from the container and mix...
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Nutritions

Calories
1742

Sodium
1835mg
76% DV

Fat
151g
232% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
34g
11% DV

Fiber
7g
28% DV