Basil Pesto Sauce

  • Servings : 2-3


  • 1 cup raw cashews or pine nuts
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, diced, toasted
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tablespoon Bragg™ Liquid Aminos or tamari
  • 1/3 cup cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • a dash of sea salt


Step 1

Soak the cashew pieces in water for 5-10 minutes. Drain water.

Step 2

Pan-fry the garlic for five minutes until golden-brown.

Step 3

In a food processor, blend all ingredients well, including toasted garlic.

Serve with your favorite pasta or use as a spread on breads.

Recipe Source: Incredibly Delicious
Reprinted with permission from the authors, the Gentle World Staff.
Photograph © Wanda Embar.

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