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Basil Pesto Vinaigrette

by: claire cary

This basil pesto vinaigrette is the perfect salad dressing to have on hand to encourage you to eat more vegetables. It only takes about 5 minutes to prep and is delicious on kale, arugula or even a pasta salad!
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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins


  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • cup cashew parmesan click for recipe
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor.
  • Process until smooth. Taste and adjust flavors as desired. You may want more salt, lemon juice or water to thin.
  • Transfer to a container and store in the fridge.


The cashew parmesan can be subbed for regular parmesan if you are not dairy free.
Serving: 2tbsp / Calories: 129kcal / Carbohydrates: 1g / Protein: 1g / Fat: 14g / Saturated Fat: 2g / Fiber: 1g / Sugar: 1g

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