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Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe | Vista’s Natural Food Stand

 

Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

We’ve got some pesto fans in our family, and have enjoyed finding different combinations to make a nice variety in our meals. If my kids will eat a salad because of a fresh pesto, who am I to stop them? This is a fun twist on traditional pesto, using parsley and cashews for a creamy, tasty pesto.

 Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

Pesto Ingredients:

1 Bunch of Italian Parsley (about two cups)

1/2 cup Cashews, unsalted

1/2 cup Kerrygold Cheese

1 Large or 2 Small Garlic Cloves

1/2 cup Olive Oil (Depending on preference, you can can use 2/3 to make it more of a sauce-consistency)

Salt to taste

 

Other Ingredients:

Baby Spinach

Handful of Grape Tomatoes

 

Optional:

Chicken

 Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

Place dry pesto ingredients in food processor (all except oil) and blend for about 30 seconds. Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

Add olive oil. We prefer thicker pesto, but you can add a bit more to make it more sauce-like. Add salt to taste.

 Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

 

 

Add a dollop of finished pesto to a bowl of baby spinach greens, and top with your favorite salad toppings.

Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

Parsley and Cashew Pesto Salad Recipe from Couple Berry Farms

Enjoy, and tell us how you like it!

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