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Mike's Thai Pesto Sauce

We had fun creating this original recipe, so much fun that we might start playing with mashup recipes more! This mashup is a combination of our spicy jalapeno pesto sauce and a Thai flair. The result? Jalapeno Miss says we definitely have a winner. It's just spicy enough to give a nice little kick, yet with enough Thai to satisfy the Thai food lovers.

Mike's Thai Pesto Sauce

Mike's Thai Pesto Sauce

Ingredients

  • 3 small potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 10-12 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 30 raw peanuts, shelled
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 4-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Thai spice
  • Black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Heat a sauté pan to medium-high heat
  2. Add peanuts and potatoes with a little olive oil
  3. Sauté 10-12 minutes until peanuts are nicely roasted
  4. Transfer ½ of potato/peanut mixture to a food processor or blender
  5. Add basil, jalapeno, Thai spice, black pepper and olive oil
  6. Pulse until finely chopped or blended
  7. Return to sauté pan with remaining potato/peanut mixture
  8. Heat about 1 minute
  9. Serve with your favorite pasta dish.

This recipe is a great alternative to traditional pesto sauce. We served this with Albacore Tuna and Shell pasta. You can check out the recipe at SeafoodMadness.com.

Fresh ingredients are the key!

Mike's Thai Pesto Sauce

 

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