Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by amalia_k

Makes 10 servings



Low(er) fat pesto 07/12/2012 Divide total weight by 10 to get serving weight.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto

1/4 cup Olive Oil
22 grams Almonds
8 grams Sunflower Seeds
1 1/4 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
1 tbsp Parmesan, Grated Cheese
2 clove Garlic

Recipe Directions for Pesto

Mix dry ingredients in food processor and then gradually add olive oil.
Categories

Herbs, Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 12.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
69
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
8mg
0%
Potassium
33mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* 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
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  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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