Creamy Pesto Sauce

Creamy Pesto Sauce

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    15 m
firefly7834
Recipe by  firefly7834

“Lovingly known as just 'green spaghetti' in our family, this pesto is unique because of the addition of cream cheese which gives it a great creamy texture (plus no pine nuts!).”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the basil leaves and cook until tender and bright green, 2 to 5 minutes. Drain basil, reserving 2 tablespoons of the basil water.
  2. Blend basil, 2 tablespoons basil water, Parmesan cheese, cream cheese, olive oil, butter, and garlic in a blender until smooth and creamy.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (10 total)

  • Calories
  • 115 cal
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 10.9 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs
  • 0.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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