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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 skillcoyne

Makes 4 servings



Home made basil pesto spread, good for sandwiches, grilled chilcken or pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Pesto

1/2 c olive oil
1 c basil leaves
1/4 c walnut
2 tbsp parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Basil Pesto

Using food processor chop up leaves, add olive oil while running and continue to schred leaves finer. Add nuts and allow them to be chopped. Add cheese, salt and pepper to test.
Categories

Herbs, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 43.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
299
Calories from Fat
291
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
32.3g
50%
Saturated Fat
4.4g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
39mg
2%
Potassium
62mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
1.0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
3.0g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
* 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
C-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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