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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 169.9
  • Total Fat: 18.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.1 mg
  • Sodium: 26.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Nicole's Pesto

Submitted by: NICARAGUACHIC
Nicole's Pesto

Introduction

Delicious! If you have a food processor it should only take about 5 minutes to prepare. By hand, it takes around 30 minutes, but it's a great workout! :) Delicious! If you have a food processor it should only take about 5 minutes to prepare. By hand, it takes around 30 minutes, but it's a great workout! :)
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    3 Cups Basil (whole leaves)
    1 1/2 Cups Walnuts (shelled)
    4 Cloves Garlic (peeled)
    1/4 Cup Grated Parm Cheese
    1 Cup Olive Oil
    salt and pepper to taste (not included in nutrition)

Directions

Food Processor: Combine all ingredients and pulse until blended together.

By Hand: Finely chop basil. Chop walnuts until almost powder. Crush garlic. Add all ingredients together.

To store, place pesto in any container and cover with a thin layer of olive oil to retain color. Pesto will stay fresh in fridge for about a week-2 weeks.

To freeze, spoon pesto into ice cube trays in 2 TBSP servings. Freeze and then place in freezer bag. Replace pesto used from jar in fridge with frozen pesto as desired.

18 servings (2 Tablespoons)

Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NICARAGUACHIC.






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