Pesto Sauce by Tarla Dalal

A traditional Italian recipe with the distinct flavors of fresh basil, nuts, garlic and olive oil.

Ingredients

Fresh basil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Pine nuts/Walnut 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic cloves 2
Salt To Taste

Directions

MAKING

1. In blender, combine basil, olive oil, pine nuts/ walnuts, garlic, salt, and 2 tablespoons of water. Blend until smooth.

SERVING

2. Use as desired.

TIPS

If using pine nuts lightly roast then, cool completely and then blend along with other ingredients.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 162Calories from Fat 148

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 98 mg4.08%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet