Important Update: Calorie Count will be shutting down on March 15th. Please click here to read the announcement. Data export is available.

Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Fresh Basil Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Fresh Basil Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by juliakane326

Makes 12 servings



Great over whole wheat pasta and chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Fresh Basil Pesto

4 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup Nuts Pine
2 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
0.5 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese
3 clove Garlic

Recipe Directions for Fresh Basil Pesto

Combine basil and pine nuts in food processor. Pulse a few times. Add minced garlic. Pulse some more. Slowly drizzle in the oil while running food processor. Add parmesan cheese and pulse some more. Make sure Pesto looks like a paste when finished.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 22.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
122
Calories from Fat
111
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
64mg
3%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 5% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement