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Dec. 14, 2011


Parsley 2 Cup (32 tbs) , packed
Fresh basil 1 1/2 Bunch (150 gm)
Olive oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
Grated pecorino cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Oregano 1/2 Teaspoon
Pine nuts/Walnuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. In a food processor, blend all the ingredients till smooth, also stop the machine once in process to scrape down the unnecessary waste


2. Serve has a topping on chicken, fish or rice


Pesto is wonderful, always have some on hand to dress up a plain dish, also make it in the summer when fresh basil is plentiful

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1633Calories from Fat 1437

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 164 g252.3%

Saturated Fat 23 g115%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 649 mg27.04%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 24 g48%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet