Basic Pesto

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  • Summary

    Use this pesto in our Trofie with Pesto, Green Beans, and Potatoes.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
    • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
    • Freshly ground pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 400 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 42 g 63.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.35%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 9 mg 2.87%
    • Sodium: 1146 mg 47.76%
    • Calcium: 99 mg 9.86%
    • Potassium: 39 mg 1.13%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.84%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 2.02%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.53%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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