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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 gildedfox

Makes 4 servings



Serve with whole wheat pasta or spread on sandwiches or bread sticks.

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Pesto

1/2 oz. fresh basil,chopped
1/5 oz. fresh sage, choppe
2 cloves garlic
2 oz. Parmesan, grated
1 1/2 oz. pine nuts
1 1/2 oz. Olive Oil

Recipe Directions for Basil Pesto

Blend together all ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth and creamy.
Categories

Nuts, Side Dish, Italian, No Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 41.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
234
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.2g
34%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Sodium
218mg
9%
Potassium
113mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
3.4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
7.3g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 19% Iron 7%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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