Thai Basil Peanut Pesto Recipe

Thai Basil Peanut Pesto Recipe

How To Make Thai Basil Peanut Pesto

Level up your dishes by whipping up this rich pesto recipe! Grind up some fresh Thai basil, garlic, and peanuts for a delicious sauce over meals.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes



  • 2cupsthai basil leaves,packed
  • 4garlic cloves
  • ¼cuppeanuts,dry roasted
  • 3tbspsesame oil
  • tbsprice vinegar
  • ½tspred pepper flakes
  • 1tbspagave nectar
  • 1tspsoy sauce
  • 1tbsplime juice
  • salt,to taste


  1. Place the Thai basil, garlic, peanuts, sesame oil, rice vinegar, red pepper flakes, agave nectar, soy sauce, and lime juice in the bowl of a food processor. Purée until smooth.

  2. Add salt to taste. Use pesto immediately or transfer to an airtight container.

  3. Serve over pasta, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Pesto can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.


  • Calories: 667.97kcal
  • Fat: 59.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 25.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 22.94g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.77g
  • Fiber: 5.38g
  • Sugar: 17.20g
  • Protein: 12.23g
  • Sodium: 468.67mg
  • Calcium: 145.78mg
  • Potassium: 495.81mg
  • Iron: 3.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 132.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.13mg
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