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    Classic Basil Pesto Sauce

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    20 mins

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    Cooking202's Note:

    I have had this for ages. I know there are many just like it on the net, but this is my all time favorite Pesto recipe

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    Directions:

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      Combine basil, garlic, cheeses, and nuts in food processor or blender. Process to mix. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Process to desired consistency. Let stand 5 minutes. Thin pesto with a few tablespoons cream or hot pasta cooking water before tossing with hot pasta (fettuccine or linguine).

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    Nutritional Facts for Classic Basil Pesto Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (36 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 256.7
     
    Calories from Fat 230
    89%
    Total Fat 25.6 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 5.0 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 12.2 mg
    4%
    Sodium 185.3 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.2 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 0.3 g
    1%
    Protein 5.9 g
    11%

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