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Pesto

Ingredients
  Firmly packed fresh basil leaves 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Olive oil 15 Teaspoon
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), minced
  Parmesan cheese 2 1⁄3 Ounce, grated
  Pignolias 1 1⁄2 Ounce, toasted and finely chopped (Pine Nuts)
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1.In a blender, blend together, basil leaves, olive oil and garlic cloves for about 2 minutes. If necessary, scrape down the sides of the bowl.
2.Add in the rest of the ingredients and blend together in bouts.

SERVING
3. Take resealable plastic container and transfer Pesto into it.
4.Store in refrigerator for upto 2 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1243 Calories from Fat 1034

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g182.2%

Saturated Fat 25.2 g126.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45 mg15%

Sodium 1101.2 mg45.9%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.1%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 32 g63.2%

Vitamin A 43.6% Vitamin C 27.8%

Calcium 90.5% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pesto Recipe