Lemon Basil Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by naldi2002

Makes 4 servings



This pesto works great on vegetables, bread, and pasta. It has a very buttery feel to it. The recipe should say lemon basil, but lemon basil was not recognized.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Basil Pesto

2 cups basil
3 cloves garlic
1/4 cup almonds
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil

Recipe Directions for Lemon Basil Pesto

  1. In a small skillet roast the almonds over medium heat, tossing every 2-3 minutes until you can smell them.

  2. While you are waiting for the almonds to roast add all other ingredients to the blender. Add almonds when they are ready. Blend until desired consistency.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 68.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
336
Calories from Fat
303
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
33.7g
52%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
193mg
8%
Potassium
166mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
3.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
6.7g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 19% Iron 7%
* 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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