Basil Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by lkawsom

Makes 16 servings



Basil Pesto. It's green and goes well with pasta, sandwiches, and pretty much anything.

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Pesto

1 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
4 tbsp Olive Oil
1/4 cup Pine Nuts
0.5 tbsp Parmesan, Grated Cheese

Recipe Directions for Basil Pesto

put all ingredients in a food processor and process until choppy.
Categories

Pasta

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 6.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
43
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
3mg
0%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
0.6g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
0.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* 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
92% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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