Easy Pesto Recipe

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Submitted by rindi

Makes 2 servings



A simple pesto recipe using almonds instead of pine nuts.

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Pesto

3 cups basil
2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
1 oz. almonds

Recipe Directions for Easy Pesto

  1. Crush almonds using rolling pin or mortar and pestle.

  2. Put all ingredients in food processor.

  3. Blend until smooth, adding water if necessary.

Categories

Vegetables, Appetizers, Side Dish, Italian, No Cook, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
209
Calories from Fat
186
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.7g
32%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
2mg
0%
Potassium
206mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
4.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 10% Iron 9%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
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