Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by kenstarfox

Makes 6 servings



Thick basil pesto. Could leave out cheese and/or add pinenuts.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto

1 oz basil
2 cloves garlic
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Pesto

Combine ingredients in food processor until desired thickness is reached.
Categories

Herbs, Breakfast, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Snacks, No Cook, Puree, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 11.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
26mg
1%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.5g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • No sugar
  • High in vitamin A
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