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Summer Pesto

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Ingredients
  Parsley 2 Cup (32 tbs), packed
  Fresh basil 1 1⁄2 Bunch (150 gm)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Grated pecorino cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pine nuts/Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a food processor, blend all the ingredients till smooth, also stop the machine once in process to scrape down the unnecessary waste

SERVING
2. Serve has a topping on chicken, fish or rice

TIPS
Pesto is wonderful, always have some on hand to dress up a plain dish, also make it in the summer when fresh basil is plentiful

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sauce
Interest: 
Summer, Everyday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Pine Nut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1633 Calories from Fat 1437

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 164 g252.5%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19.8 mg6.6%

Sodium 649.9 mg27.1%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.4%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 24 g48.9%

Vitamin A 374.9% Vitamin C 326.9%

Calcium 82.8% Iron 104.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Summer Pesto Recipe