Creamy cashew vinaigrette

Try this green dressing with basil or mint.

“Not only is basil a great source of vitamin K, but it also contains anti-inflammatory properties,” says New York City-based recipe developer Laura Rege. “Once you’ve mastered this recipe, feel free to play around and add any summer green of your choice.”

Yields ½ cup

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Photography by Jennifer Causey


2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 small scallion, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon cashews
1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, packed
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Sea salt


Place olive oil, scallions, cashews, basil leaves, and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth. Season with salt and pepper then transfer to an airtight container and store in the fridge.