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Creamy Lowfat Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by miashane

Makes 6 servings



Delicious pesto flavor with less calories! Try on pita chips, bruschetta, or pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Lowfat Pesto

4 cloves garlic
3 cups basil leaves
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1/4 cup 1% cottage cheese
2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Creamy Lowfat Pesto

Pulse all ingredients in food processor until creamy. If too thick you may need to add a little water to ensure smooth consistency.
Categories

Appetizers, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 37.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
167mg
7%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
1.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
5.0g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 12% 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
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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