Garden Fresh Basil Pesto

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Garden Fresh Basil Pesto


Look at the color of this pesto. It is incredible and will zest up any recipe. Top on pasta, veggies or even a burger. You will love the flavor of fresh, homemade pesto instead of a jarred, storebought version.



1. Prep basil (2 cups packed), by removing the leaves from the stems.
2. Place the following ingredients in your blender or food processor in the following order: olive oil, basil, garlic clove, lemon juice, walnuts, salt, pepper and parmesan cheese.
4. Blend to desired consistency.
5. If dressing pasta, utilize 1/2 cup of pesto sauce per pound of pasta. Tastes great on fish, eggs, even toast. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 Tablespoon (TBSP)
Servings Per Recipe 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2g 1%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Potassium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g 4%

Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3%
Iron 1%
Vitamin K 3%
Riboflavin B2 1%
Vitamin B6 1%
Vitamin B12 1%
Magnesium 1%
Zinc 1%
Selenium 1%
Copper 2%
Manganese 4%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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