Kate's Cuisine

Jan 07 2010

Fresh Basil Pesto: Review

I used cashews in place of the traditional pine nuts just to see how it would affect the taste. Of course, most of us have had pesto with pine nuts and while it’s certainly delightful, I’m always looking to put a special twist on things! And this one certainly delivered! I also used cashews that were salted, which gave a nice contrast to the sweetness of the basil. And, you want to talk about super easy sauces? This is one of the easiest sauces I’ve ever made for pasta! I’ll definitely make it again. But, I wonder what other kind of herb I could use in place of basil….

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