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Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients
  Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a blender or a food processor, puree all ingredients until the consistency of a thick puree.
Drizzle room temperature sauce over piping hot cooked pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 936 Calories from Fat 786

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 90 g138.8%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 34 mg11.3%

Sodium 1776.2 mg74%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.2%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 25 g49.1%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 18.1%

Calcium 67.7% Iron 20.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pesto Sauce Recipe