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Basil Pesto

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Basil Pesto

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 1851kcal
Author: Ricki Heller


  • cups pine nuts
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 30-40 fresh basil leaves about 3 ounces
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt or more to taste
  • ½ cup filtered water


  • In a food processor or blender, blend all ingredients until a paste forms. If the pesto seems too dry, add a bit more oil or water. Taste and adjust salt, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Basil Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1851 Calories from Fat 1728
% Daily Value*
Fat 192g295%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Sodium 1175mg49%
Potassium 1244mg36%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 690IU14%
Vitamin C 5.6mg7%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 11.9mg66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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