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Homemade Pesto Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by eddieb2008

Makes 4 servings



A great garden fresh pesto that's easy to make and oh so good.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade pesto sauce

3 cloves garlic
1 cup fresh basil leaves
2 tbs pine nuts
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 lb uncooked spaghetti
1/8 tsp pepper
1/8 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Homemade pesto sauce

  1. Use a morter and Pestle to crush and combine ingredients.

  2. Pour olive oil into morter while whisking.

  3. Add Pamesan cheese while whisking.

  4. Boil spaghetti in salted water.

  5. Toss spaghetti with pesto sauce and serve

Categories

Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 122.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
465
Calories from Fat
222
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.7g
38%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Sodium
191mg
8%
Potassium
213mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
48.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
12.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 10% Iron 19%
* 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 sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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