Classic Pesto
10 mins (prep 10)
6 ingredients
1.5 servings
Pesto can be made through step 1 and stored in freezer. To serve, remove pesto from freezer and let thaw and warm to room temperature, then fold in cheese and salt. Pesto is delicious with chcken, fish, or steamed vegetables (and, of course, on pasta).

Categories:  <-15-mins , easy , 3-steps-or-less , high-in... , quick , low-carb , low-in... , high-calcium , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (111.2 g)
Servings 1.5
Amount per Serving
Calories 899.08 Calories from Fat 894.42
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 99.38g 229.33%
Saturated Fat 12.36g 92.7%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2.18mg 0.14%
Total Carbohydrate 3.92g 1.96%
Dietary Fiber 1.11 g 6.66%
Sugars 1.08 g %
Protein 4.11g 12.32%
Vitamin A 8.7IU% Vitamin C 0.24mg%
Calcium 5.59mg% Iron 2.1mg%
*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:
large garlic cloves, fresh basil leaves, freshly grated parmesan cheese