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Coriander and cashew nut pesto

Coriander and cashew nut pesto

You are probably familiar with the classic pesto,made with basil and pine nuts. I'd like to tempt you with a rather different (but quite delicious) version, made with coriander and cashew nuts.

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Last modified on: December 9th 2018

For 200 g, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.15 min.26 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in an airtight jar.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
15 min.
Coriander and cashew nut pesto : Photo of step #1 Spread 50 g cashew nuts on a baking sheet and in the oven at 300°F (150°C) to toast for 15 minutes.
Stage 2
5 min.
Coriander and cashew nut pesto : Photo of step #2 Pick the leaves off 1 bunch coriander into a high-sided receptacle.
Stage 3
3 min.
Coriander and cashew nut pesto : Photo of step #3 Add the toasted cashew nuts, the grated 50 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan), 4 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 pinches vitamin C, salt and pepper.
Stage 4
3 min.
Coriander and cashew nut pesto : Photo of step #4 Blend together until you obtain a lovely smooth, green paste,
Stage 5
Coriander and cashew nut pesto : Photo of step #5 Your coriander and cashew nut pesto is ready. You can use it in the same dishes and recipes as a classic pesto.

Remarks

The quantities are for guidance, so do feel free to adapt them suit your taste and habits.

The vitamin C is not essential, but it does stop the pesto from oxidising so rapidly and helps to keeps its green colour.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
103429 gr19 gr94 gr
52 %11 %2 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
54415 gr10 gr49 gr
27 %6 %1 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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For 200 g : 2.02 €

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