Macadamia basil pesto
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Macadamia basil pesto

Pesto is so versatile and easy to prepare, and when made with macadamias, has a delicious nutty flavour everyone will love. Stir it through your favourite hot pasta, or use it as a dip served with chopped raw vegetables.
4.25 from 4 votes
Servings 4
Course Condiment
Preference Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Perfect for Quick and Easy
Skill level Easy


  • 1 cup macadamias roasted
  • 2 cups basil leaves tightly packed
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 cup macadamia oil
  • 4-6 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Blend all ingredients together in a food processor until finely chopped. Store in a jar in the fridge for up to 10 days.


You may also like to try this Tomato, onion and goat’s cheese tart with macadamia pesto and crust.


Calories: 942kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 8gFat: 101gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 78gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 105mgPotassium: 306mgFiber: 6gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 688IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 158mgIron: 3mg

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