Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce

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Sep. 23, 2011


Oil packed sun dried tomatoes 6 Ounce , drained (3/4 cup)
Pine nuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) (medium cloves)
Fresh basil/Dried basil 1 teaspoon
Fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Olive oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. In a blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients and blend until a smooth sauce mixture is formed.

2. Sprinkle generously with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.


3. Toss desired amount, as per taste with pasta or noodles.

4. Mix pesto with ricotta cheese and use in place of traditional sauce for a quick vegetarian lasagna.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1568Calories from Fat 1350

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g238.5%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 457 mg19.04%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet