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Homemade Pesto

To make pesto, you need basil, pine nuts, garlic, Olive oil, salt and pepper.
Ingredients
  Basil 1 Tablespoon
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Put basil in the food processor. Mix.
Add garlic, pinenuts and salt and pepper. Mix.
Add olive oil. Mix.

I like eating pesto on bread, as a salad dressing, and as a pasta sauce.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Dip
Ingredient: 
Basil, Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick
Did you know that a dash of pesto could transform the blandest of all dishes into a sizzling treat? And the good thing is that they are delightfully easy to make too. Sarah tosses in basil, pine nuts, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper to blend a sumptuous pesto sauce. Add them to your pasta, salads, finger foods or anything you like and enjoy a tongue-tickling dish.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 260 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39.2%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g14.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 400.1 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.6%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 4 g7%

Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 12.5%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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