Basil & Arugala Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.4
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.8 mg
  • Sodium: 125.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g

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for pastas or sandwich spreads for pastas or sandwich spreads
Number of Servings: 8


    1/4 C pine nuts
    1 1/2 cups arugula
    1 1/2 cups basil
    Kosher salt
    1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    1/4 to 1/2 cup ricotta cheese (optional)

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Toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet until lightly browned; let cool. Pulse in a food processor until finely ground.

Add the arugula, basil and 1/4 teaspoon salt and pulse until finely chopped.

Add the parmesan and pulse to combine.

Slowly pour in the olive oil, pulsing to incorporate. Transfer the pesto to a bowl and stir in the ricotta. You'll have about 1 cup pesto; use about 1/2 cup for 1 pound pasta.

Serving Size: yield 1 C/serving size 2T

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |