Play on Pesto

Play on Pesto
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Clean Food
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Serves: 4-6
A play on the traditional pesto hailing from Genoa, Italy, here's a dairy-free version which is just as enjoyable with a focus on crushed garlic, basil and cashew, blended with olive oil and lemon juice. The surprise addition of arugula adds another element of bitterness Use it as a marinade for chicken or a sauce for spaghetti sqaush!
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, or more
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup arugula or spinach
  • ¼ Cashews (or Walnuts)
  • 1 cup Olive Oil
  • Himalayan Salt
  1. Combine all ingredients in blender
  2. Whiz to combine
  3. Play with the ratios to make it your own signature sauce