How to Make Homemade Basil Pesto

How to Make Homemade Basil Pesto
How to Make Homemade Basil Pesto
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 5 min
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  • Summary

    How to make homemade basil pesto – This classic basil pesto recipe is made with just 5 ingredients. This is a perfect recipe to replace your store-bought pesto. 

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
    • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 cup pine nuts
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • salt and fresh ground black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1410 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 145 g 222.37%
    • Saturated Fat: 23 g 116.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.47%
    • Sodium: 726 mg 30.26%
    • Calcium: 512 mg 51.23%
    • Potassium: 377 mg 10.76%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 15 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.92%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 10 g
    • Vitamin A 97.52%
    • 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 - Fat28
    • 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 Total1 oz-eq

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