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Red Pepper Pesto Recipe

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


Submitted by figurethefat

Makes 8 servings



Roasted red peppers made into pesto :)

Recipe Ingredients for Red Pepper Pesto

3 red bell peppers
1 tablespoon pine nuts
1 garlic clove, smashed
1/4 cup basil
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup grated pecorino cheese
2 tablespoons basil, chopped

Recipe Directions for Red Pepper Pesto

  1. Char the red peppers, then place in a bowl with plastic wrap to cool.

  2. Toast the pine nuts

  3. Place the skinless peppers, pine nuts, garlic and basil in a food processor, and process briefly till combined.

  4. Add the olive oil and cheese and process till a chunky pesto forms.

  5. Serve on pasta or toasted bread.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 59.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
107
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.6g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
142mg
6%
Potassium
106mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
3.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
2.7g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 96%
Calcium 5% 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 high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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