Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by 4ladiesonly

Makes 12 servings



wonderful aromatic sauce for any pasta

Recipe Ingredients for fresh basil pesto

3 cups basil, fresh
2/3 cup nuts, pine
1 cup cheese, parmesan
4 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2/3 cup oil, olive

Recipe Directions for fresh basil pesto

put skinned garlic cloves in food processor with pine nuts and pulse until grainy, add basil and pulse until minced, pour olive oil slowly through lid spout while running processor. Salt and pepper to taste
Categories

Herbs, Main Dish, Italian, Puree

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 41.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
195
Calories from Fat
173
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.2g
30%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
207mg
9%
Potassium
108mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 9% Iron 4%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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