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Pesto

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Ingredients
  Fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Loosely Packed)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pecans/Pine nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Homemade chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a blender or the workbowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine basil, oil, garlic, Parmesan and nuts.
Process until smooth, occasionally scraping down the sides of the container.
If mixture does not move during processing, slowly drizzle chicken stock to loosen it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Basil

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1327 Calories from Fat 1148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 132 g203.8%

Saturated Fat 21.6 g107.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.2 mg13.4%

Sodium 811.7 mg33.8%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.5%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 27 g53.6%

Vitamin A 55.1% Vitamin C 18.6%

Calcium 60.5% Iron 23.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pesto Recipe