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Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients
  Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Combine the basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and garlic in a food processor and process until minced.
With the machine running, slowly add olive oil, up to 1/3 cup, to form a paste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mincing
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 405 Calories from Fat 379

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.4%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.1 mg1.7%

Sodium 121.9 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.52 g2.1%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 4 g8.5%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pesto Sauce Recipe