Pesto

Pesto

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"Basic pesto, made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. This recipe differs from the classic preparation by the addition of parsley. You can add a little extra Parmesan to the mixture if you like."

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 59 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, and nuts in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth paste. Add parsley if desired.
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Perfect pesto! Don't forget to toast the pine nuts, it makes all the difference...just put them in a small frying pan on the stove and toss them around until they start to turn brown. Don't worr...

VERY GOOD, and easy. A full flavor Pesto for sure. I added a smidge of coarse salt, and froze it in ice cube trays. After frozen I popped it out (with the help of a fork), and keep the cubes in...

This is it! Real, authentic pesto. I made several batches this morning with our fresh garden basil and my son was in pesto heaven! If you are making and freezing one-cup batches as I am, then...