Homemade Pesto Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by pgb65

Makes 15 servings



Delicious sauce when the basil plant has gone crazy

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Pesto Sauce

2 cups basil
1/2 cup pine nuts
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves
1 salt
1 pepper

Recipe Directions for Homemade Pesto Sauce

  1. Toast or fry pine nuts until golden

  2. Put all ingredients into blender and blend to a coarse paste

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 20.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
117
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
88mg
4%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
2.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 1%
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
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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