Prep:  15 minutes
Cook:  15 minutes
Serves:  2
Average: 4.1 (10 votes)
Recipe by: Perfect Italiano
This simple basil pesto is made without pine nuts, instead it uses cashews which gives it a creamy texture. It's full of extra bold flavour thanks to freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Enjoy it with linguine or your favourite pasta shapes.

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Linguine & Pesto
  1. To make pesto, place cashews, basil, parsley, garlic, Parmesan & olive oil into a food processor. Process until smooth. Season with sea salt & black pepper
  2. Cook linguine in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water for about 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain & toss with the pesto
  3. Serve sprinkled with ½ cup (60 g) of Parmesan to serve
Tips & Hints:
  • Freeze any left-over pesto sauce in a glass jar or plastic container.
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