Basil Pesto Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 88.7
  • Total Fat: 8.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.0 mg
  • Sodium: 326.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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From Cooking Light magazine (10/2012) From Cooking Light magazine (10/2012)
Number of Servings: 5


    3 cloves garlic
    1 cup fresh basil, packed
    2 Tbsp pine nuts, toasted
    1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    3 Tbsp water
    1-1/2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


I mixed this in with whole wheat pasta, steamed asparagus and chicken. Super fast and delicious!


Combine all ingredients in food processor and process until smooth. Warm over low heat, if desired.

Serving Size: Makes about 5 servings

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARGIRL13.

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