Walnut Pesto Recipe | Yummly

Walnut Pesto

CINDYANSCHUTZ
7Ingredients
20Minutes
340Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 1/3 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves (cut in half)
  • 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 300°F
    2. Place the walnuts on a tray and toast them for about 5 minutes.
    3. In your chopper or food processor, add the first 6 ingredients and give a few pulses to start combining them. Then add the olive oil. It should be a paste. If too loose, then add more basil and parmesan cheese.
    4. Taste for seasoning with salt and pepper.
    5. Note: This will keep in the refrigerator for a week.

    NutritionView More

    340Calories
    Sodium16% DV390mg
    Fat55% DV36g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories340Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol5mg2%
    Sodium390mg16%
    Potassium110mg3%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C6%
    Calcium10%
    Iron8%

    * 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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