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Pesto Sauce For Minestrone Soups

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

MAKING
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.

SERVING
4) Use as desired, to top desired soups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

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

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Pesto Sauce For Minestrone Soups Recipe