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Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by jennifluff

Makes 9 servings



just a basic pesto sauce. I use less olive oil to cut down on the calories :)

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto

3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp pine nuts
2 tbsp garlic
1 1/2 cups basil

Recipe Directions for Pesto

in a food processor, combine all ingredients
Categories

Main Dish, Italian, Advance

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 12.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
56
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1mg
0%
Potassium
31mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Protein
0.5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 2%
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
C+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • No sugar
  • High in manganese
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