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Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by bexster13

Makes 4 servings



basil pesto for meat, pasta, etc...

Recipe Ingredients for pesto

2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup Olive oil
3 tablespoons walnuts
3 cloves garlic, finely minced

Recipe Directions for pesto

mix all in a food processor, if freezing for later use do not add cheese until using, handy to freeze pesto in ice cube tray for later use.
Categories

Side Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 62.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
291
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
32.3g
50%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
98mg
4%
Potassium
146mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
2.4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
4.4g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 11% Iron 6%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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