Helen's Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

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Submitted by 4ladiesonly

Makes 10 servings



garden grown basil made into pasta sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Helen's fresh basil pesto

2 cups basil, chopped
1/2 cup nuts, pine
3 garlic cloves, minced
2/3 cup oil, olive
1/2 cup cheese, parmesan
1 salt
1 pepper

Recipe Directions for Helen's fresh basil pesto

put partially chopped basil and chopped garlic into food processor, pulse a few times, then add nuts, parmesan cheese and a couple of tablespoons of olive oil to allow processor to spin while pureeing ingredients, then slowly add rest of olive oil. heat up with hot water from the boiled pasta and add to one full package of angel hair pasta or linquini.
Categories

Herbs, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 36.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
196
Calories from Fat
179
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.9g
31%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
97mg
4%
Potassium
89mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 6% Iron 3%
* 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
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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