Pesto-Ish Basil/Cheese Sauce (Extremely Low-Fat!)

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by KLHquilts

This is a very satisfying sauce for pasta, veggies, or whatever ... you can't call it pesto -- it has basil and garlic, but no other traditional ingredients -- but it sure scratches my pesto itch! And I don't have to worry about the fat ...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Process the basil and garlic in a food processor for a minute or two.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and process until smooth. This might take a couple of minutes; you need to get all the lumps out of the cottage cheese.
  3. Enjoy over pasta or veggies, or use a half cup of this with a 15-oz. can of chickpeas, 2 tablespoons of tahini, and a tablespoon of lemon juice to make a yummy pesto hummus.

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