Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by dawnbt

Makes 6 servings



For pasta. I like to add chicken too.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto

1 cup fresh basil
1/2 cup parmesean cheese
1/3 cup pine nuts
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup olive oil

Recipe Directions for Pesto

  1. In a food processor process basil, garlic, nuts, and cheese until soft. Slowly add oil until smooth.

  2. Add to pasta and/or chicken.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 29.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
168
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.5g
25%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
69mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
1.6g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
4.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 10% 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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