Pesto Sauce For Minestrone Soups
|Fresh basil leaves/Fresh parsley leaves||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Parmesan cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated|
|Olive oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
1) In a bowl, place together basil, cheese, olive oil and garlic.
2) Using hand blender, blend the basil mixture at high speed until smooth.
3) Put the pesto in a container and place it in a refrigerator.
4) Use as desired, to top desired soups.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 686 Calories from Fat 592
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 67 g103.2%
Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 34 mg11.3%
Sodium 804 mg33.5%
Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%
Dietary Fiber 0.49 g2%
Sugars 0.5 g
Protein 19 g37.9%
Vitamin A 29.3% Vitamin C 9.8%
Calcium 64.4% Iron 8.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet