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Macadamia mezze plate sun-dried tomato and macadamia pesto
Nothing says ‘crowd-pleaser’ quite like a good mezze plate, and this sensational sun-dried tomato and macadamia pesto is an irresistible addition. Serve it with drinks for happy hour, or as the ideal starter at your next dinner party.
Course Canapés
Preference Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan


  • 300 g semi dried tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups raw macadamias chopped
  • 2 tsp rosemary chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp semi dried tomato oil


  • Place semi dried tomatoes (reserve the marinating oil) in a small food processor along with 2 tablespoons olive oil and process until chopped but not quite smooth. Remove from the food processor and transfer to a bowl.
  • Stir through macadamias and rosemary, along with 1-2 tablespoons of the semi dried tomato oil to make a moist, pesto like consistency. Cover and set aside.


Calories: 2349kcalCarbohydrates: 191gProtein: 56gFat: 178gSaturated Fat: 27gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 131gSodium: 750mgPotassium: 10900mgFiber: 51gSugar: 120gVitamin A: 2628IUVitamin C: 120mgCalcium: 475mgIron: 34mg