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Tomato Pesto

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Ingredients
  Tomatoes 2 Medium
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Chopped basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine first 5 ingredients in container of an electric blender, and process until thoroughly pureed.
Add flour, salt, and pepper; process until combined.
Transfer mixture to a saucepan, and bring to a boil.
Simmer 15 minutes, add Parmesan cheese, stirring well.
Serve over pasta or with steamed vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 263 Calories from Fat 38

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.7%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.8 mg2.9%

Sodium 679.6 mg28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.9%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 12 g24.2%

Vitamin A 177.9% Vitamin C 394.6%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 27.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tomato Pesto Recipe