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100% GF Vegan Super Cheesy Mint Cashew Pesto

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Do you have a “go-to” sauce that never goes wrong and that is perfect with soups, pasta dishes, snacks, wraps, etc?

There you go… this one is the perfect #dairy-free option: 

There is nothing quite like the taste of a freshy made pesto. It adds creaminess and texture to any dish.  You can make it thicker/creamier or thinner… depending on what you want it for. And everyone loves the flavour it adds to soups and pasta dishes. As a suggestion you can try it on this recipe of butternut squash coconut spaghetti

Also, if you have a family member that doesn’t like vegetables, try steaming broccoli or cauliflower and then topping it with this pesto. I am sure you will convert them into a veggie lover! 😉

Oh… And it also works well as a green dip with carrots or any other veggies (and I guess we can call it  raw pâté)!

There is nothing easier and quicker to make than a pesto – it requires no prep and no cooking – you just have to mix all the ingredients in a food processor… and voila! Pesto done!

There are many variations and you can always adapt the traditional basil/pine nuts recipe to your liking. However, this mint/cashew combination is by far my favourite one, hence sharing it with you… It is super creamy, fresh and a little cheesy … Just perfect! Hope you’ll like it 🙂

xx

Mint Cashew Pesto
Delicious, nourishing and super healthy alternative to traditional dairy pesto. Made with cashews and mint this pesto is divine, super creamy and 100% vegan.
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups fresh mint (steams removed)
  2. 1/2 cup raw unsalted cashews
  3. 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil or flax oil
  4. juice of half lemon
  5. 3 cloves garlic
  6. ½ to 1 tsp salt and black pepper
  7. 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast (to add the cheesy taste)
  8. Garnish
  9. Pine nuts (optional)
Instructions
  1. 1. Put all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. 2. Blend on high until desired paste consistency is reached… If you like it thinner add more lemon juice.
  3. 3. Store in airtight glass jar in fridge.
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