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Basil-Parsley Pesto

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Basil-Parsley Pesto can be tried as a stuffing for mushroom caps. I also try this Basil-Parsley Pesto as a spread on fresh tomato. This Basil-Parsley Pesto is quite a deal and you can experiment with dishes of your choice.
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Basil leaves 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fat free italian dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Drop pine nuts and garlic through food chute with food processor on; process 5 seconds or until garlic is minced.
Add basil and parsley; process 10 seconds or until minced.
Add cheese; process un til blended.
With food processor on, slowly pour Italian dressing through food chute; process until smooth.
Spread on chicken or fish before cook ing, use as a stuffing for mushroom caps, spread on fresh tomato or baguette slices, or serve on hot pasta.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 481 Calories from Fat 289

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.2%

Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39 mg13%

Sodium 2004.3 mg83.5%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 24 g48.2%

Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 55.7%

Calcium 62.3% Iron 27.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basil-Parsley Pesto Recipe