Easy Basil Pesto Recipe | Yummly
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1740Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves (packed)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (divided)
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (freshly)
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    1740Calories
    Sodium65% DV1560mg
    Fat280% DV182g
    Protein53% DV27g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories1740Calories from Fat1640
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat182g280%
    Saturated Fat30g150%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol45mg15%
    Sodium1560mg65%
    Potassium540mg15%
    Protein27g53%
    Calories from Fat1640
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C30%
    Calcium70%
    Iron35%

    * 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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    Reviews(5)

    Arlee Hooker a year ago
    First time making pesto and it’s super easy. Good recipe, but I’m a first timer so not sure how to really make good pesto. Also I used a blender so consistency was very liquid. Certainly not mad at it.
    Whitaker a year ago
    i always modify recipes. dont always have all the ingredients
    Hope 2 years ago
    Super easy and tasty! I used almonds in place of pinenuts as it's what I had on hand and doubled the garlic cause I LOVE garlic.
    Adam B. 2 years ago
    lovely and easy recipe; though I added lime juice for some citrus....
    Clare H. 3 years ago
    Turned out great and I'll certainly make it again and regularly. Just watch it on the garlic as it easily becomes overpowering.

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