Light Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by kamileon

Makes 6 servings



A lighter version of pesto, no pine nuts, less oil.

Recipe Ingredients for Light pesto

10 grams fresh basil, about 20 leaves
2 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Light pesto

  1. Blend everything together in a food processor

  2. salt to taste

Categories

Herbs, Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 8.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.7g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
13mg
1%
Potassium
13mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
0.4g
0%
Protein
0.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • No sugar
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