Ricotta Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 26.8
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 122.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 garlic cloves
    1 c. fat free ricotta cheese
    2 c. fresh basil
    salt to taste (I used 1/4 tsp)
    pepper to taste (I used 1/8 tsp)


chop garlic in food processor. add ricotta, process until smooth. add basil, process until smooth again. salt and pepper to taste. this will amply cover a 1 pound box of pasta.

serve with pasta. you might want to stir a couple of tablespoons of pasta cooking water into the pesto to lighten it up.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BAKPAKNMAMA.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Its an easy to make recipe and the taste is so delicious and mediterranean.I just added 2/3 cup water and 3 tablespoons olive oil for a smoother consistency - 6/5/08

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  • This sounds good. I'm going to try it replacing the ricotta with fat free cottage cheese. - 5/11/07

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