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Pesto For Pasta Recipe

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


Submitted by ladylani

Makes 6 servings



Simple pesto recipe from Better Homes and Gardens. Serve with 12 ounces of your favorite pasta. Makes 6 main dishes or 12 side dishes.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto for Pasta

1 cup fresh basil leaves, firmly packed
1/2 cup fresh parsley, firmly packed
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
1/4 cup pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds
1 clove garlic, quartered
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup olive oil or cooking oil

Recipe Directions for Pesto for Pasta

  1. Place basil, parsley, Parmesan, nuts, garlic and salt into food process. Process until well incorporated.

  2. While running food processor, slowly add oil until incorproated.

Categories

Herbs, Nuts, Main Dish, Side Dish, Italian, No Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 31.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
142
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.4g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
228mg
9%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
1.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
4.4g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 12% 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
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