Thai Basil Mint Cilantro Pesto

Thai Basil Mint Cilantro Pesto

This fragrant and delicious Asian pesto sauce is so wonderful on just about anything!  The basil, mint, and cilantro combined with the garlic, walnuts, and green curry paste give it just the right amount of flavoring. Toss it in zucchini noodles, rice noodles, everything noodles!  Spread it on top of chicken, salmon, flaky white fish, shrimp — endless possibilities!  How will you choose?

Thai Basil Mint Cilantro PestoThis super fragrant sauce is great on protein, noodles, just about anything! It freezes well too!

Thai basil is super fragrant in this pesto sauce! You can use regular basil as a substitute.

Fresh cilantro and mint are also fresh ingredients in this easy pesto sauce.

Thai Basil Mint Cilantro Pesto
 
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Serves: 5 oz.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh Thai (or regular) basil
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup fresh mint
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons green curry paste
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients, except olive oil, in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Drizzle in the olive oil to form the pesto. Taste for seasoning. Store in the fridge or freeze until ready to use.

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Boozy Coconut Chili Lime Popsicles

coconut chili lime popsicles

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Here’s the only way to describe these unique Coconut Chili Lime Popsicles — an explosion of flavor on your tongue! They’re sweet, sour, spicy, boozy, and refreshing! We filled ours with some white rum (yes, rum freezes), but you can leave out the booze for a virgin pop. But seriously, what’s the fun in that? The red Thai chili peppers give it a spicy kick. Just a smidge to get your tastebuds tingling!  Get yourself one of these popsicle molds to make the perfect ice pop. Pop it in the freezer for a perfect popsicle in just a few hours! Make sure to run the popsicles under hot water for 30 seconds to slowly release them from the mold. Then, get ready for a truly awesome popsicle experience! 

coconut chili lime popsiclesYou’ll want to eat these zingy popsicles quickly before they melt!

popsicle moldThese popsicle molds are perfect for creating any frozen pop treat! Just pop them in the freezer for several hours after filling.

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Boozy Coconut Chili Lime Popsicles
 
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Serves: 6 popsicles
Ingredients
  • 1 can coconut milk (13.5 oz.)
  • Zest from 1 lime
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • ¼ cup white rum
  • ½ cup *simple syrup
  • 2 Thai chili peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut flakes
Instructions
  1. Add to a blender the coconut milk, lime zest, lime juice, rum, and simple syrup, chili peppers, and mint. Pulse until well blended. Add in the coconut flakes and pulse lightly so mixture is still chunky with the coconut flakes. Place evenly into popsicle mold and freeze overnight. When ready to serve, run the popsicles under hot water for 30 seconds to release them from the mold.
  2. *To make simple syrup:
  3. Pour equal parts water and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat the ingredients until dissolved. Remove from heat and cool. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.

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