Peppers & Basil: Thai Basil Pesto

Follow along with NTFB's Garden Coordinator, Emily to learn how to grow and care for peppers and basil plants. Then, join Kristen, NTFB's Nutrition Education Coordinator to make thai basil pesto!


  • 2 cups Thai basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons plain roasted cashews (or walnuts, peanuts, pine nuts, almonds)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cayenne pepper (or other peppers of your choice)
  • 1/2 tsp low sodium soy sauce (or salt)

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