A very complex pesto

No this is not a very complicated recipe but the title is as such because I simply cannot think of how I should name it. This is a simple pesto recipe comprising of basil , almonds and tomatoes. To name it almonds , tomatoes and basil pesto would have too lengthy a title. Besides that, I found it difficult to decide which ingredient should be in the spotlight since all three are equally important in creating the texture and flavour of this pesto. The sauce should stay well for about 1- 2 weeks in the fridge in an airtight container. Given that new seasons of my dramas have been released, this recipe is going to be a lifesaver.

Recipe adapted from Ohsheglows


8 large tomatoes ( halved )
1 cup basil leaves ( rinsed & roughly chopped )
1/2 cup raw almonds
4 garlic cloves
Sea salt and black pepper for sprinkling


1) Place the halved tomatoes on a baking tray. Sprinkle S&P over the halved tomatoes. Bake it at 220 degrees for 40 minutes.

2) Add the garlic cloves , basil leaves, roasted tomatoes and raw almonds into a blender. Blend till smooth.

I made some extra roasted tomatoes to be added separately when ready to eat.


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