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    Basil Pesto

    Basil Pesto. Photo by AmandaInOz

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    Total Time:

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    15 mins

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    Gingerbear's Note:

    This recipe came from a Restaurant here called Baxter's Interurban Grill. I have no idea what the serving size of this recipe is so I am going to guess.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Blend in food processor and serve on crackers or toast.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 14, 2009

      55

      Excellent pesto! We really liked the addition of spinach. I added a few teaspoons of lemon juice just to lift the flavour a bit. I had a lot of basil to use up, so I doubled the recipe and froze it in batches. Thanks Gingerbear!

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    • on August 06, 2005

      55

      A friend made this for me one night and added it to some fresh potato Gnocchi. It was delish!! Definately recommend this recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Basil Pesto

    Serving Size: 1 (148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 879.6
     
    Calories from Fat 804
    91%
    Total Fat 89.4 g
    137%
    Saturated Fat 14.7 g
    73%
    Cholesterol 22.0 mg
    7%
    Sodium 1281.8 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.2 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    11%
    Sugars 1.3 g
    5%
    Protein 14.8 g
    29%

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