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Easy Pesto

 
Easy Pesto
316

.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

5

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 cup basil
cleaned and dried
*
3 each garlic cloves
½ cup pine nuts
or walnuts
½ cup Parmesan cheese
grated
½ cup olive oil
good quality

Directions

In a blender, combine basil, garlic, nuts, and cheese.

Slowly add oil while blender is running.

Makes about 1½ cups.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+1

almost 5 years

This is so simple and delicious. I sometimes substitute almonds for the pine nuts or walnuts. Be sure to toast the nuts and cool them before adding to the food processor or blender. Doing this adds a real depth of flavor.

+5

almost 10 years

Yum!!! Dee-licious!! Only made one cup, not a cup and a half as listed, but I didn't care!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 32g (1.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 20792% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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