Thai Basil Pesto Recipe


What can I do with Thai basil?


Thai basil stands up to cooking a little better than sweet basil, making it a good choice for soups, stir-fries, and curries. It can also be eaten raw sprinkled over salads or cold noodles dishes, and used interchangeably with sweet basil's in most recipes


Benefits of basil leaves you must know


* Good For Digestion.

* Anti-inflammatory.

* Fights free radical activity.

* Skin Benefits.

* Fights Depression.

* Diabetes Management.

* Supports Liver Function

* Helps Detoxify the Body.

* Promote healthy gut.


Thai Basil Pesto

Ingredients

2 c Thai basil leaves (some stems are fine too)

3 Tbs plain roasted peanuts (seeds work too)

1 Tbs your favorite sweetener (I like agave and coconut sugar)

1 Tbs rice wine vinegar (or another white vinegar if you prefer)

2 Tbs sesame oil

3 cloves garlic

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1/2 tsp low sodium soy sauce


Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and puree to the consistency you like.



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