Perfect Paleo Pesto

Perfect Paleo Pesto

Perfect Paleo Pesto

Makes ~1 quart of pesto sauce!


  • 1 cup cashew pieces
  • 1 cup olive oil*
  • 3 cups basil leaves
  • 1 cup parsley
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Place cashews, olive oil, basil, parsley, lemon juice, garlic, sea salt into a food processor or high powered blender. Turn on high and blend until everything is incorporated, about 2-3 minutes. Stop and wipe down sides as needed to ensure all ingredients blend evenly.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

* This recipe is made with olive oil, so it can be heated up safely for cooking. If consuming cold you can substitute extra virgin olive oil for olive oil.

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