Pesto Sauce for Spaghetti
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Finely chopped parsley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), crushed|
|Dried basil leaves||1 Teaspoon|
|Dried marjoram leaves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Olive oil/Salad oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Walnuts/Pine nuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped|
1 In a bowl, cream butter, Parmesan, parsley, garlic, basil and marjoram, using a wooden spoon until well blended.
2 Or, in a blender, combine all the above mentioned ingredients and blend well.
3 Gradually add oil, beating constantly.
4 Add in the nuts and mix well.
5 In a large bowl, toss the mixture with hot spaghetti to coat well.
6 Serve at once.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1211 Calories from Fat 1098
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 125 g192.9%
Saturated Fat 43.3 g216.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 148.4 mg49.5%
Sodium 497.5 mg20.7%
Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%
Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.2%
Sugars 1.3 g
Protein 18 g36.2%
Vitamin A 69.7% Vitamin C 43.6%
Calcium 57% Iron 36.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet