• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 5 min
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  • Summary

    Think beyond basil: Pesto is a great way to use leftover herbs.

    Ingredients

    • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    • 1/4 cup nuts, such as pine nuts, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, or macadamia nuts, toasted and chopped
    • 3 cups packed mixed tender-herb leaves, such as mint, basil, tarragon, cilantro, and parsley
    • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup)
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 435 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 45 g 69.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.57%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 6 mg 1.91%
    • Sodium: 121 mg 5.03%
    • Calcium: 66 mg 6.64%
    • Potassium: 82 mg 2.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.41%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.79%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 1.31%
    • Vitamin C 0.14%
    • Vitamin D 0.35%
    • * 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 - Fat9
    • 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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