Classic Basil Pesto

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 0 min 8
Classic Basil Pesto
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4 cup Basil, fresh (washed, stems and flowers removed)
1 dash Black pepper
1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
5 clove(s) Garlic
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 cup Pine nuts, dried
1/2 tsp Salt


In a food processor or blender mix in the nuts and olive oil.

Then add in garlic, salt and pepper. Add in cheese next and lastly add in the basil.

Blend until well combined, serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 265
Calories from fat 228
Calories from saturated fat 42
Total Fat 25.3 g
Saturated Fat 4.7 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.9 g
Cholesterol 8.2 mg
Sodium 324 mg
Potassium 182 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.1 g
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Protein 5.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.2

Energy sources