Easy Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by jkillah

Makes 3 servings



easy pest - great on pasta or as a sandwich spread

Recipe Ingredients for easy pesto

2 c basil (packed)
2 T olive oil
2 T lemon juice
1/2 c shredded parmesan
3 cloves garlic
1/4 c pine nuts

Recipe Directions for easy pesto

grate cheese, pack basil tightly to make 2 cups. blend everything in a food processor until very smooth, adding salt and pepper to taste, and water if needed to thin. enjoy!
Categories

Side Dish, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 66.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
238
Calories from Fat
194
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.6g
33%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
257mg
11%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
4.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
8.7g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 22% Iron 8%
* 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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