Classic Pesto Recipe

"Fresh basil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese combine for a classic pesto recipe that’s prepared in just minutes. Serve over 1 pound of pasta."


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  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 5 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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    1. Combine basil, oil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and salt in a food processor or blender. Mix until smooth.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 304 calories;32.1 g fat;1.8 g carbohydrates;3 g protein;2 mg cholesterol;332 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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