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Basil Pesto

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Ingredients
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Pine nuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  Fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Packed)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

In food processor or blender, mince garlic and pine nuts.
Add basil, Parmesan cheese and oil; blend until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1153 Calories from Fat 1002

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177%

Saturated Fat 19.4 g96.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36.6 mg12.2%

Sodium 1039 mg43.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.1%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 25 g49.3%

Vitamin A 54.6% Vitamin C 22.8%

Calcium 58.1% Iron 28%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basil Pesto Recipe