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Vegan Cashew Basil Pesto

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

A simple vegan friendly pesto that goes great on everything from pasta to fish.

 ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 cup Fresh Basil, Chopped
 1 Glove of Garlic
 ½ cup Raw Cashews
 ½ Avocado (Medium Size)
 ½ Fresh Squeezed Lemon
 Sea Salt + Pepper to Taste

In a food processor, add olive oil, basil, garlic, cashews and salt and pepper. Pulse in the food processor for 2 minutes until everything is well blended in small chunks.


Add in avocado and lemon juice. Pulse again for another minute until creamy ish. The longer you pulse it, the creamier it will get. I personally still enjoy my pesto slightly chunky so I leave it after 1 minute.


Add more salt and pepper to taste. Mix in with your favorite noodles, gnocchi, or on top of fish. Enjoy!