Rocket Pesto in 5 minutes
Rocket Pesto in 5 Minutes
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Don't miss out on this 5 Minute Rocket Pesto Recipe. It's lighter and cheap without pine nuts.

Servings: 4
Author: Shoot The Cook
  • 1/2 cup (70g) cashews or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup (25g) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup (25g) fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cup (25g) rocket leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (100-125ml) of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt, add more to taste
  1. Add the basil, rocket, minced garlic clove, grated cheese and the cashew nuts to your food processor. Add 2 Tbsp of olive oil. Blend to a coarse paste.

  2. Add the remaining olive oil slowly while blending the ingredients until you have a smooth consistency. 

  3. Season to your taste and blend for 1 more minute. If you can't wait for the pasta to cook, spread some on your favourite bread as a tasty treat!

Recipe Notes

*You can add more or less olive oil depending on your dietary requirements, you can also add a bit of water and reduce oil amount.