Recipe: Creamy Basil Dressing
One of our top 50 recipes from The Most Remarkable Vegan Recipe Contest.
Creamy Basil Dressing
Ashley Bruce, Scottsdale AZ
3 cups 15 minutes prep
1 bunch basil chopped
1 cup macadamia nuts soaked for 3 hours
3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup flax oil
5 cloves garlic minced or pressed
3/4 cup lemon or lime juice
1/4 Bragg’s Aminos, shoyu or tamari
1/8 - 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/8 - 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1. Soak nuts and set aside for 3 to 4 hours.
2. Place macadamia nuts in a blender and pulverize until finely ground. Add spices and blend a
little more. Finally add remaining ingredients and blend until creamy green and almost frothy. Play with
the spices to create the taste you prefer.
Good on salad rice noodles or as a dip. Some might prefer to use pine nuts or walnuts rather than