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Nutrition Facts

  Servings Per Recipe: 8
  Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving
  Calories 118.3
  Total Fat 10.7 g
      Saturated Fat 2.3 g
      Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
      Monounsaturated Fat 6.8 g
  Cholesterol 4.9 mg
  Sodium 989.6 mg
  Potassium 121.9 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 2.5 g
      Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
      Sugars 0.2 g
  Protein 4.0 g
  Vitamin A 17.7 %
  Vitamin B-12 1.5 %
  Vitamin B-6 2.2 %
  Vitamin C 5.4 %
  Vitamin D 0.0 %
  Vitamin E 9.8 %
  Calcium 12.6 %
  Copper 5.2 %
  Folate 3.0 %
  Iron 5.6 %
  Magnesium 7.2 %
  Manganese 19.5 %
  Niacin 1.7 %
  Pantothenic Acid     0.9 %
  Phosphorus     8.3 %
  Riboflavin 4.1 %
  Selenium 2.8 %
  Thiamin 1.3 %
  Zinc 3.3 %


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Calories in Simple Pesto Sauce

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Submitted by: EXTINA03
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Calories per Ingredient

Here are the foods from our food nutrition database that were used for the nutrition calculations of this recipe.

Calories per serving of Simple Pesto Sauce

57 calories of Olive Oil, (0.03 cup)

27 calories of Parmesan Cheese, grated, (0.06 cup)

22 calories of Almonds, (0.04 cup, ground)

4 calories of Basil, (6 tbsp)

2 calories of Pepper, black, (0.13 tbsp)

1 calories of Garlic, (0.25 clove)

0 calories of Salt, (0.13 tbsp)


Nutrition & Calorie Comments  

Just made this pesto, it makes 8 servings exactly. I spread the pesto in an ice tray, each cube is 2 tbsp. After they freeze I individually wrap them in foil and put them in a freezer bag for future use. 1 tbsp of salt is WAY too much; I used 1 tsp of kosher salt instead. Great recipe overall! Submitted by:
RLINE66

(7/21/12)
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I would use less salt next time, but loved the fact that this recipe uses much less olive oil than my old recipe. I just love summer and now I have a whole row of basil in my garden to use! Submitted by:
BOGART2012

(7/1/12)
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this was delicious!!! I only use a little as a spread though i could gobble it up if not for the cals and fat...even though good fats. thanks for sharing (i used walnuts) Submitted by:
SPUNKYSPIRIT

(7/28/10)
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We made this last night and it came out wonderfully. We didn't have almonds so we used pine nuts, and instead of grated parmesan my husband used shredded, which probably made it thicker than usual. I like how this recipe has fewer calories and larger servings than other recipes I've tried. Submitted by:
HAPPYMELISSA

(7/15/09)
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