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Ligurian Basil Pesto Part 1 - Preparation

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In part 1 of this 3-video guide, I explain what ingredients and equipment you'll need to make Ligurian basil pesto. Click on part 2 to get making it. For more recipes and videos, please visit
  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
For those who are looking for a simple recipe for Ligurian basil pesto, here is amazing video. Here the chef introduces the ingredients and equipment that would be required to make the wonderful Ligurian basil pesto recipe in an easy manner.

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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

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Ligurian Basil Pesto Part 1 - Preparation Recipe Video