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.
8,5645/5 for 2 ratings
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Last modified on: December 9th 2018

For 200 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.15 min.26 min.
Keeping: 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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,034 Kcal or 4,329 Kj29 gr19 gr94 gr
52 %11 %2 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
544 Kcal or 2,278 Kj15 gr10 gr49 gr
27 %6 %1 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cashew nutsCashew nuts: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts, Beetroot salad with cashew nuts, Spinach and cashew brik rolls, Crispy spinach rolls, Cauliflower curry, ... All
Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan)Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Green asparagus omelette, Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Meatballs, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Gratin of purple artichokes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm lentil salad, Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks, Green avocado salad, Avocado and smoked salmon terrine , Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), ... All
Lemon juiceLemon juice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Moist Lemon Cake, Apple paste, Cubed salad, Nanou's tuna tart, Fillets of sole meunière, ... All

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