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Basil Pesto Sauce

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Basil Pesto Sauce

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  • basil pesto sauce (Traditional)
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves (packed)
  • 1 cup Italian parsley (packed)
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (each, and pepper)
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
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    Calories200Calories from Fat190
    Total Fat21g32%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat190
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C15%

    * 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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    Holli Casciano 8 months ago
    Way too much parm in the recipe you only need 1/4 cup at the most . We could not eat it and had to throw it out. It tasted like cheese paste. We ould not remake it because we used all the basil we had. Will try again with only 1/4 of parm
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    Alyx F. 9 months ago
    Soo good! I've gotta add garlic and more salt
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    Kathryn Ray a year ago
    Great. Very easy. I’m freezing the leftovers
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    Emma a year ago
    My family loved it. Will try adding garlic next time because my husband & son missed it.
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    Linda P. a year ago
    Great. I'm italian, not afraid garlic. Two large cloves . It was grand. Love this version with walnuts. My pesto shrimp penne turned out wonderful
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    Cherylynn Grubbs a year ago
    It was good and easy to make! I made half the recipe to put on pasta and still had extra to freeze. Next time I’ll add some fresh garlic - needed that.
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    Drea VG a year ago
    So simple and so good! I used half raw sunflower seed and half raw pecan and it’s the best I’ve had!
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    ELDRICK JAYDEN LAU 2 years ago
    Awesome, it is so chunky, and not bitter surprisingly, the pine nuts really hel with the crunch too.
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    julia coleman 2 years ago
    Great - added all remaining basil and parsley from the garden. And used the jar of park (it’s what I had 🤷🏻‍♀️). Froze half kept half fresh.
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    nancy d. 2 years ago
    Great! I am using pine nuts because I have them but I like the idea of walnuts. They are easier to find in the store and less expensive.
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    I love it! I’ll do it again
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    Lindsey G. 2 years ago
    So when you click on the actual recipe, it does not include basil pesto sauce as an ingredient 🙂. Easy sauce to make.
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    Michelle Hall 2 years ago
    its a pesto recipe but it includes pest sauce as an ingredient that makes no sense
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    Ronni Laslo 2 years ago
    How are you gonna make "basil pesto sauce" with "basil pesto sauce" as an ingredient?
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    Phoebe Newcomb 2 years ago
    I added garlic 🧄, and it made this pesto so wonderful, I love how creamy it is.
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    John Springrose 4 years ago
    It’s perfect. Would absolutely make again
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    PattyCakes 4 years ago
    it was a big hit with my picky family. it's now part of my culinary repertoire. bravo!!
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    Malachi 4 years ago
    Oh my gosh I love it!