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Easy Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by samthegam138

Makes 4 servings



pesto with Parmesan, basil and garlic

Recipe Ingredients for easy pesto

1/4 cup Pine nuts
6 cloves garlic
1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/8 cup olive oil
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for easy pesto

  1. toast pine nuts on the stovetop

  2. In a food processor, combine toasted pine nuts, garlic, basil, olive oil, nutmeg, cheese, salt and pepper. Process until a coarse paste is formed.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 35.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
153
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.5g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
97mg
4%
Potassium
104mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
3.1g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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