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Almond Pesto



Serves: 10
  • 125g almonds
  • 60g fresh basil, including stalks
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 125ml olive oil
  • Pinch of sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C / Gas Mark 4.
  2. Spread out the almonds and garlic evenly onto a baking tray and roast for 10 minutes. They should look golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  3. Once cool, place the almonds and garlic in a food processor and add the basil, lemon juice, oil and salt. Pulse until smooth or it has reached your desired texture.
  4. The pesto will keep for a week in an airtight container in the fridge.
Nutritional Info
Per Serving
Calories 185kcal
Total fat 18.8g
Saturated fat 2.2g
Mono fat 13.1g
Poly fat 2.9g
Protein 2.9g
Total Carbohydrate 3.1g
Dietary Fibre 1.7g
Sodium 59.4mg
Potassium 110.4mg
Cholesterol 0g
Calcium 44.9mg
Did you know?

In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.