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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.9
  • Total Fat: 19.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 280.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Vegan Pesto, Ligurian-Style

Submitted by: SUNNYH99

Introduction

When made with Ligurian olive oil, authentic Italian pignoli (pine nuts) and small-leafed basil, this recipe is close to what you'll find in this northern Italian area near the Italian Riviera. Adapated from recipe in VegNews in the Sept+Oct 2009 Issue, page 65. When made with Ligurian olive oil, authentic Italian pignoli (pine nuts) and small-leafed basil, this recipe is close to what you'll find in this northern Italian area near the Italian Riviera. Adapated from recipe in VegNews in the Sept+Oct 2009 Issue, page 65.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3 mild garlic cloves (remove any green part)
    1/4 cup pignoli (pine nuts) preferably Italian, not Chinese
    1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    2 cups basil leaves (chose small tender leaves), packed
    1/4 cup Ligurian olive oil (find in your gourmet store)

Directions

Either using a mortar and pestle or a food processor, combine all ingredients to a smooth paste. Toss with hot, cooked pasta, adding a little hot pasta water to thin pesto slightly and coat the pasta. Buon apppetito!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUNNYH99.






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