• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 5 min
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    Grandma's Easy Basil Pesto

    Ingredients

    • 4 oz of Basil (stems are OK, unless woody)
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled
    • 2 oz chopped almonds or almond meal (I used raw)
    • 2/3 cup parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 tsp salt (plus salt to taste)
    • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 712 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 68 g 104.35%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.13%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 12 mg 3.84%
    • Sodium: 411 mg 17.11%
    • Calcium: 791 mg 79.08%
    • Potassium: 888 mg 25.36%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 26 mg 144%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 19 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 12 g 49.49%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 6.88%
    • Vitamin C 2.89%
    • Vitamin D 0.7%
    • * 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 - Fat13
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • 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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