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Tessa's Pesto Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by tessamp

Makes 4 servings



This is 2 WW points per serving.

Recipe Ingredients for Tessa's Pesto Sauce

2 T pine nuts, lightly roasted
2 c basil, fresh
1/2 c chicken broth, fat free
1/4 c parmesan cheese, reduced fat
1 T olive oil
3 cloves garlic
1/4 t salt (carefully at first, especially if sea salt)

Recipe Directions for Tessa's Pesto Sauce

  1. Place pine nuts in a small skillet or toaster oven to brown until golden but not burned. Transfer nuts to cool.

  2. In a blender or food processor, combine nuts, basil, broth, cheese, oil, garlic, and salt and process until smooth and thick.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 58.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
97
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.4g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
339mg
14%
Potassium
104mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 5%
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
B-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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