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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 61.1
  • Total Fat: 6.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.5 mg
  • Sodium: 39.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Pesto-61 cals per Tablespoon

Submitted by: HBALDWIN_1

Introduction

Looked through all the recipes and saw so many with a ton of oil and cheese. My rule, cheese and oils are flavorings to be used like a spice, a little goes a long way. I used asiago as it has a little stronger flavor. It is a thicker recipe than traditional pesto, but when added to pasta with a splash of pasta water.... you will never miss the extra fat!!! Looked through all the recipes and saw so many with a ton of oil and cheese. My rule, cheese and oils are flavorings to be used like a spice, a little goes a long way. I used asiago as it has a little stronger flavor. It is a thicker recipe than traditional pesto, but when added to pasta with a splash of pasta water.... you will never miss the extra fat!!!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 cup packed basil leaves
    2 cloves garlic
    3 Tbl grated asiago
    2 Tbl EVOO
    2 Tbl pine nuts (roasted in a skillet for 2-5min)

Directions

Put all but the oil in a food processor chop well then add oil one tablespoon at a time.


Serving Size: makes 8 one tablespoon servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HBALDWIN_1.






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