Pesto Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by meg1719

Makes 1 serving



Enough for a single side serving of pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Sauce

3 tablespoons fresh basil
1/4 clove garlic
2 1/4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
3/4 teaspoon pine nuts

Recipe Directions for Pesto Sauce

Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, and nuts in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth paste.
Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Italian, Puree, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 21.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
93
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
58mg
2%
Potassium
44mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
0.8g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 6% 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
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