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Raw Broccoli, Basil & Cashew Pesto



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  • 200 grams Raw Broccoli cut into Florets, (Steam first for creamier version)
  • 2 shallots peeled & quartered
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 40 grams soaked cashews, (1 hour of soaking)
  • 50 grams Parmesan cheese
  • 1 lemon
  • 15 grams olive oil
  • 1 sprig basil
  • 6
    1h 5min
    Preparation 1h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Cube and Grate Parmesan Cheese
  1.  1. 10 seconds, speed 10 and empty into a separate bowl.

  2. 2. Add Garlic, Basil and Shallots and chop 3 seconds, speed 7.

    3. Add Broccoli, soaked cashews, grated parmesan, juice of one lemon & olive oil to the mixing bowl.

    4. Combine 15 seconds, speed 7.

    Bon apetite!



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Serve immeadiately with fresh pasta or as a dip.

Add tbsp to live pil and lemon juice for a salad dressing.

Store in airtight container in the fridge for 1 week. Cover with Olive Oil to preserve.

Adapted from Sarah Wilson - I quit Sugar.

Steamed Broccoli will make the pesto creamier and smooth.

Raw version needs salt and pepper to taste.

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