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"Poor Mans" Pesto

Yields approximately 2-1/4 cups of sauce

An easy pesto without the expensive pine nuts!


2 cups sliced almonds

2 cups fresh basil

1 cup extra virgin olive oil

5 cloves fresh garlic

1/2 yellow onion, peeled and sliced in half

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese (from the shaker type)

1 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt


In a food processor, add in the almonds, basil,onion, and garlic. Pulse until the almonds are finely ground and the mixture looks like a paste.. Add in the seasonings and pulse. Stream in the olive oil until thoroughly combined. Store in a glass container in the fridge up to 7 days.

Enjoy on your favorite protein or use in a salad or low carb pasta!

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