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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 desertchic

Makes 16 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Basil pesto

2 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
0.333 cup Olive Oil
0.33 cup Chopped Walnuts
0.333 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese
2 cloves, raw Garlic
2 tbsp Lemon Juice, Canned Or Bottled

Recipe Directions for Basil pesto

grind basil-grind garlic and walnuts-add add oil and lemon-mix in cheese be sure to cover with liquids-will keepseveral wks in fridg
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 14.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
67
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Potassium
27mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.7g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
1.4g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% 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
96% confidence
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  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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