Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 64.4
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3 mg
  • Sodium: 78.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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Number of Servings: 24


    4 cups fresh basil leaves
    1 cup grated parmesan cheese
    6 cloves of garlic
    1 tsp salt
    1 tsp pepper
    1/2 cup olive oil


Lemon Basil makes a great pesto to top seafood and chicken too! Store in the fridge for one week or freeze in an ice cube tray and store for up to 3 months.


Combine basil, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper in a food processor -- pulsing to start combining the ingredients. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil until you have a smooth consistency.

Serving Size: Freeze in an ice cube tray (24 cubes) 1 cube = 1 serving

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLYNNTHOMAS.

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  • Very Good
    tasty - 2/26/20

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