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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 45 g
(Approx. 8 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories From Fat 200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23 g 35%
Saturated Fat 5 g 25%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg 2%
Sodium 290 mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 2 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 4%
Sugars 0 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A 10% Iron 4%
Vitamin C 4% Calcium 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
 
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Basil Pesto
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
N/A
Total Time
15 minutes
Serves
8  People

Ingredients

Recipe makes 8 Servings

1/2 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil
4 garlic, quartered
1/2 cup(s) walnuts halves
2 cup(s) basil leaves, stems removed
3/4 cup(s) Parmesan cheese, grated
1 Tsp black pepper, ground
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Instructions

1
Combine olive oil and garlic in a food processor and process for 15 seconds.
2
Add nuts and process 15 more seconds.
3
Add basil and cheese and process for 15 more seconds, then season with fresh cracked black pepper.
4
Place in a bowl, cover and refrigerate until needed.
5
Pesto can be stored in refrigerator for one week or 3 months in freezer (bring to room temperature before using).
6
For grilled pizza, use 2 to 3 Tablespoons pesto on pizza crust.

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