Makes: 6 Servings

Basil Pesto

Pesto is a great healthy option for using your fresh or dried basil!   

Prep time: 6 minutes

Cook time: N/A

Ingredients

  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried minced garlic or 1 clove of fresh garlic, minced

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

NutrientsAmount
Calories104
Total Fat11.5 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol1 mg
Sodium22 mg
Total Carbohydrate.5 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Total Sugars0 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein.5 g

Directions

  1. Rinse basil leaves well in a bowl of water. Pat dry and remove stems.
  2. Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor.
  3. Blend ingredients.
  4. Enjoy! 

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