Favorite Pesto Recipe

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  1. Place garlic in food processor; process until minced. Add basil and next 4 ingredients (through pepper). With processor on, slowly pour oil through food chute; process until smooth, scraping sides.
  2. Tip: If you don't have pine nuts, you can substitute other nuts such as unsalted and toasted walnuts or cashews. All nuts add their own unique flavor to pesto.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 671.18 Kcal (2810 kJ)
Calories from fat 643.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 71.48g 110%
Sodium 2126.03mg 89%
Potassium 384.15mg 8%
Total Carbs 8.88g 3%
Sugars 1.22g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.81g 11%
Protein 5.11g 10%
Vitamin C 20.9mg 35%
Iron 3.5mg 20%
Calcium 152.1mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 380.25 Kcal (1592 kJ)
Calories from fat 364.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.5g 110%
Sodium 1204.49mg 89%
Potassium 217.64mg 8%
Total Carbs 5.03g 3%
Sugars 0.69g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.59g 11%
Protein 2.9g 10%
Vitamin C 11.9mg 35%
Iron 2mg 20%
Calcium 86.2mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.8
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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