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Pesto

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Ingredients
  Basil leaves 2 Ounce, stalks removed (50 Gram, 1 Large Bunch)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Pine nuts 1 1⁄2 Ounce (40 Gram)
  Olive oil 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Butter 1 Ounce, softened
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 2 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Parmesan cheese shavings 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a food processor or blender combine basil, garlic, pine nuts ,and oil. Run the machine and blend the ingredients to a smooth soft paste.
2) Pour the sauce in a clean bowl and add cheese and butter. Also, add seasonings as per taste.

SERVING
3) Toss freshly cooked pasta with the sauce and garnish with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1875 Calories from Fat 1675

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 191 g294.3%

Saturated Fat 45.4 g227.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.1 mg41.4%

Sodium 1494.8 mg62.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.8%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 36 g72.3%

Vitamin A 80.7% Vitamin C 23.1%

Calcium 93.3% Iron 32.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pesto Recipe