Homemade Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by cyclonebliss

Makes 6 servings



Fresh basil pesto, serve with pasta or on chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Pesto

1 cup fresh basil
1/2 cup parmesean cheese
1/3 cup walnuts
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup olive oil

Recipe Directions for Homemade Pesto

  1. In a food processor process basil, garlic, nuts, and cheese until soft. Slowly add oil until smooth.

  2. Serve at room temperature.

Categories

Side Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 28.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.5g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
61mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
1.2g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
5.0g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 10% Iron 2%
* 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
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