Basil-Walnut Pesto


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12 mins (prep 10, cooking 2)
7 ingredients
6 servings
This is my favorite pesto recipe; rich but healthy due to "good" fats from olive oil and walnuts. It comes from "The Omega Diet." I usually freeze half the recipe for future use.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (93.34 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 299.96 Calories from Fat 147.15
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.35g 150.96%
Saturated Fat 3.52g 105.48%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 253.99mg 63.5%
Total Carbohydrate 37.66g 75.32%
Dietary Fiber 29.73 g 713.59%
Sugars 1.35 g %
Protein 18.12g 217.48%
Vitamin A 586.77IU% Vitamin C 0.63mg%
Calcium 1766.86mg% Iron 70.9mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
finely chopped walnuts, cloves garlic, grated parmesan cheese, softened butter
 

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