mango pesto
  • 1.5 packed cups of fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ cup toasted pine nuts, plus extra to go on top
  • ⅓ cup diced mango
  • juice of 1 small lemon
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper
  • sliced cucumbers, for serving
  1. In a small food processor, place the basil, garlic, pine nuts, HALF the mango, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pulse until everything is incorporated. Add the olive oil and pulse a few more times. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  2. Pour the pesto into a small bowl and stir in the remaining diced mango, extra pine nuts, and a few pinches of red pepper flakes.
  3. Serve with sliced cucumbers or crostini
Recipe by Love and Lemons at