Light Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by poodlepants

Makes 5 servings



to make it creamy add more oil, but fat content will increase dramatically

Recipe Ingredients for light pesto

1/3 cup tomatoes, sun dried
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 cup basil
1/8 tsp parmesan cheese
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
3 cloves garlic
3 tsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for light pesto

combine all ingredients in a blender
Categories

Herbs, Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 30.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
69
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
238mg
10%
Potassium
106mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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