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Ligurian Basil Pesto Part 2 - Making

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  Basil leaves 50 Gram, stalks removed
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Teaspoon

Put basil, garlic, salt, cheese & olive oil to a blender.
Blend well.
Add pine nuts to the blender.
Blend again.
Pour in a bowl.
Serve pesto with your favorite pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Here is Part 2 of the ligurian basil pesto series, where the chef talks about making the dish. Well explained and described, the video shows how this simple Ligurian basil pesto can be prepared in just a few minutes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 271 Calories from Fat 215

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.6%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.2 mg3.4%

Sodium 499.3 mg20.8%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.8%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 9 g18.6%

Vitamin A 54.1% Vitamin C 17.8%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 14.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ligurian Basil Pesto Part 2 - Making Recipe Video