Basil Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 86.4
  • Total Fat: 9.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.6 mg
  • Sodium: 38.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Number of Servings: 16


    1/2 cup Olive Oil
    1/3 cup Walnuts
    1/3 cup grated Parmesan
    3 Garlic Cloves
    Salt and Pepper to taste


This great for making salad dressing or mixing into vegetables or pasta.


Using a food processor, combine the basil in with the walnuts, . Then add the garlic and pulse a few times more to incorporate. Then slowly add the olive oil in as the food processor is running. Finally, add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Serving Size: 16 tablespoon servings

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JMALE09.

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