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Basil & Almond Pesto

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Basil & Almond Pesto

Course: Condiment/Sauce
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 457kcal


  • ¼ cup toasted whole almonds
  • 2 cups basil , stems removed
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese , grated
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic , peeled and crushed
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil , plus more if needed


  • Pulse the almonds in a food processor until small and uniform in size.
  • Add the basil, Parmesan, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Pulse until combined.
  • Add more olive oil as desired until the pesto is a paste-like consistency.


Nutrition Facts
Basil & Almond Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 457 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 403mg17%
Potassium 269mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 1468IU29%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 398mg40%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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