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  • Summary

    Quick and easy pesto, pulsed in the food processor, makes good use of the abundance of spicy basil during summer. It takes just a few minutes to make a sauce for topping pastas, sandwiches, or vegetables.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups packed fresh basil, torn into pieces
    • 1/4 cup pine nuts
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • Coarse salt
    • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
    • Freshly ground pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1301 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 139 g 213.22%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 101.15%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.73%
    • Sodium: 362 mg 15.08%
    • Calcium: 181 mg 18.15%
    • Potassium: 60 mg 1.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.48%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 9 g
    • Vitamin A 3.91%
    • Vitamin C 3.1%
    • Vitamin D 1.05%
    • * 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 - Fat27
    • 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 - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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