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Nutritional Facts: Classic Pesto

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  1/2 cup (68g)
pine nuts
2 tablespoons (17g)
garlic
5 cups (212g)
fresh basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon (3g)
sea salt
1 teaspoon (2g)
ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups (324g)
extra virgin olive oil
1 cup (0g)
pecorino romano cheese
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Arginine (g) 1.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 2 0
Ash (g) 1.7 0.3 3.2 3.0 0.1 0.0 n/a 8 1
Aspartic acid (g) 0.9 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 2 0
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Calcium (mg) 10.8 30.3 375.2 0.7 10.2 3.2 n/a 430 54
Calories 454.3 24.9 48.8 0.0 5.8 2,864.2 n/a 3,398 425
Calories (kj) 1,900.8 104.2 199.3 0.0 24.2 11,984.8 n/a 14,213 1,777
Carbohydrates (g) 8.8 5.5 5.6 0.0 1.5 0.0 n/a 21 3
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Copper (mg) 0.9 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 2 0
Cystine (g) 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 2.5 0.4 3.4 0.0 0.6 0.0 n/a 7 1
Folate (mcg) 23.0 0.5 144.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 n/a 168 21
Folate, DFE (mcg) 23.0 0.5 144.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 n/a 168 21
Folate, food (mcg) 23.0 0.5 144.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 n/a 168 21
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Fructose (g) 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Galactose (g) 0.0 n/a 0.6 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 1 0
Glucose (dextrose) (g) 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Glutamic acid (g) 2.0 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 3 0
Glycine (g) 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Histidine (g) 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Hydroxyproline n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 3.7 0.3 6.7 0.0 0.2 1.8 n/a 13 2
Isoleucine (g) 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Lactose (g) 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Leucine (g) 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Lysine (g) 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Magnesium (mg) 169.4 4.2 135.7 0.0 3.9 0.0 n/a 313 39
Maltose (g) 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Manganese (mg) 5.9 0.3 2.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 n/a 9 1
Methionine (g) 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 12.7 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 236.4 n/a 249 31
Niacin (mg) 3.0 0.1 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 5 1
Pantothenic acid (mg) 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Phenylalanine (g) 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Phosphorus (mg) 388.1 25.6 118.7 0.0 3.6 0.0 n/a 536 67
Phytosterols (mg) 95.2 n/a n/a 0.0 2.1 716.0 n/a 813 102
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 23.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 34.1 n/a 58 7
Potassium (mg) 403.0 67.0 625.4 0.2 30.6 3.2 n/a 1,129 141
Proline (g) 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Protein (g) 9.2 1.1 6.7 0.0 0.2 0.0 n/a 17 2
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Riboflavin (mg) 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Saturated Fat (g) 3.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 44.7 n/a 48 6
Selenium (mcg) 0.5 2.4 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a 4 0
Serine (g) 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Sodium (mg) 1.4 2.8 8.5 1,162.7 0.5 6.5 n/a 1,182 148
Starch (g) 1.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Sucrose (g) 2.3 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 2 0
Sugar (g) 2.4 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 3 0
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Threonine (g) 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 6.3 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.0 46.5 n/a 55 7
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.4 n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 7.5 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.2 2.7 n/a 11 1
Total Fat (g) 46.1 0.1 1.4 0.0 0.1 324.0 n/a 372 46
Trans-monoenoic Fat n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
TransFatty acids n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Valine (g) 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 19.6 1.5 11,183.0 0.0 12.6 0.0 n/a 11,217 1,402
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.7 0.0 559.7 0.0 0.6 0.0 n/a 561 70
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.5 5.2 38.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 44 5
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Water (g) 1.5 9.8 195.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 n/a 207 26
Zinc (mg) 4.4 0.2 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 6 1

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