• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    This traditional Basil Pesto is perfect mixed into pasta, spread on a sandwich, or as a pizza topping.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Cups fresh basil leaves (packed)
    • 2 Large garlic cloves (smashed)
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 1/3 cup pine nuts
    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • sea salt & fresh ground pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1468 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 151 g 232.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 118.9%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.47%
    • Sodium: 726 mg 30.24%
    • Calcium: 502 mg 50.22%
    • Potassium: 346 mg 9.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.22%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 15 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.88%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 10 g
    • Vitamin A 97.27%
    • Vitamin C 28.17%
    • Vitamin D 2.1%
    • * 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 - Fat29
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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