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Grilled Shrimp and Pasta With Thai Basil Pesto|Craving Something Healthy
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Thai Basil Pesto

Author Craving Something Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Thai basil or Italian basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves and stems
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 12 garlic scapes or 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 bunch scallions
  • 1 hot pepper Serrano, jalapeƱo etc
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts or cashews
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbs fish sauce
  • 1 Tbs low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • kosher salt to taste

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in food processor and process until smooth.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • If a thinner consistency is desired, add additional olive oil.
  • Extra pesto can be frozen in small freezer bags, and stored for up to 6 mos.