Classic Pesto
10 mins (prep 10)
8 ingredients
1 servings
This is a recipe I got from a newspaper a couple of years ago. Its very versatile you can try using cilantro, mint or marjoram with the basil. Great on pizza, pasta, bruschetta, stirred into scrambled eggs or frittatas. Freezes well in ice cube trays.

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Serving Size (297.57 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 1392.26 Calories from Fat 975.15
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 108.35g 166.7%
Saturated Fat 16.31g 81.53%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 23.66mg 7.89%
Sodium 1396.85mg 58.2%
Total Carbohydrate 57.46g 19.15%
Dietary Fiber 3.33 g 13.31%
Sugars 3.55 g %
Protein 54.08g 108.16%
Vitamin A 5171.76IU% Vitamin C 80.81mg%
Calcium 1045.08mg% Iron 11.99mg%
*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:
fresh basil, salt and pepper