Basil & Parsley Pesto

Basil & Parsley Pesto
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Pesto is a special sauce, spread or seasoning for a variety of recipes.
15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
3/4 cup

Ingredients

1/3 cup
packed fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup
fresh parsley
1/4 cup
pine nuts
1 teaspoon
chopped fresh oregano leaves
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
1/3 cup
olive or vegetable oil
1/2 cup
freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Place basil leaves, parsley, pine nuts, oregano leaves, garlic and pepper in food processor bowl with metal blade or 5-cup blender container. Cover; process 30-45 seconds or until herbs are finely chopped.
  2. While food processor is running, slowly add oil through feed tube 20-30 seconds or until well mixed. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Store refrigerated.
  3. Stir into hot cooked penne, fettuccine or fusilli.

Recipe Tips

Pesto can be frozen up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
1g
Protein
2g
Fat
9g
Sodium
80mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Use less oregano and parsley and increase the basil. It's perfect. I use this recipe every time I make pesto.

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