Thai Basil Pesto

Serves: 4 (1/2 cup)

Time ~10 minutes


2 Cups Thai Basil Leaves (some stems are fine too)

3 Tbs plain roasted peanuts

1 Tbs honey

1 Tbs rice wine vinegar (or another white vinegar)

2 Tbs sesame oil

3 clobes garlic

½ Tsp red pepper flakes

½ Tsp low sodium soy sauce



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


This easy Thai basil pesto is a healthy way to Thai-i-fy noodles, rice, tofu and veggies in a hurry.


Based off a recipe from