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Basil Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Basil Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Basil Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bethaevans

Makes 6 servings



It's super simple in a food processor.

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Pesto

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
2 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoons pine nuts
2 tablespoons low fat fat, low sodium chicken stock

Recipe Directions for Basil Pesto

Put everything in the bowl of the food processor and process until smooth.
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 14.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
51
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
36mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
0.7g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in manganese
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