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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 pepona

Makes 10 servings



A basic pesto sauce that goes with everything: pasta, fish, sandwiches, salads...

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Pesto

2 cups fresh basil
1/4 cup grated parmesan
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 garlic clove
1/2 tbsp salt
1/2 cup olive oil

Recipe Directions for Basil Pesto

Just throw all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth.
Categories

Herbs, Nuts, First Course, Italian, No Cook, Puree, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 22.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
131
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.9g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
388mg
16%
Potassium
39mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.8g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
1.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% 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
C-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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