Low Fat Pesto Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Lorane Abari

Pesto sauce is great, but it usually has olive oil, not chicken broth. This recipe substitutes with chicken broth.

Top Review by lesliecoy

When I made this recipe up, I was not too sure about it....it was very broth-y, BUT when I let it "set up" it was JUST RIGHT !
I used it in an Antipasto-Style Penne recipe last night and I could not have been more pleased !
Thank you for sharing this one ! I know I will use it over and over and over !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine stock and garlic and heat in the microwave on high for 5 minutes (or heat on the stove). Allow to cool.
  2. Chop basil in food processor. Add cooled stock, Parmesan cheese and pine nuts. Whirl until everything is finely chopped and blended.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta of your choice. Toss sauce with pasta. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Use as a topping for fish, chicken or potatoes also. Makes 4 servings.

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