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Easy Pesto(Basic Recipe)

Easy Pesto - Easy Pesto - This light pesto recipe works perfectly with pasta and fish.
Easy Pesto - This light pesto recipe works perfectly with pasta and fish.

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Calories:51 kcal
Difficulty:easy
Preparation:15 min
Ready in:15 min
Low-sugar
low-carb
high-fiber
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1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories51 kcal(3%)
Protein2 g(4%)
Fat4 g(5%)
Carbohydrates1 g(0%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage1 g(3%)

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER

Ingredients

For grams

1 ouncePine nuts
2Garlic clove
3 tablespoonswhite Beans (canned)
2 tablespoonsOlive oil
3 bunchesBasil
1 ounceParmesan cheese
Salt
Pepper
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Kitchen Utensils

1 Small skillet, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Immersion blender, 1 deep bowl, 1 Can opener

Directions

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1 In a dry small skillet, toast the pine nuts until golden brown.
2 Peel the garlic and chop coarsely.
3 Drain beans, rinse under cold water and drain well.
4 Combine pine nuts, beans, garlic and olive oil in a tall vessel and puree until smooth with an immersion blender. 
5 Rinse basil, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop coarsely.
6 Add basil to the bean mixture and pulse until combined. 
7 Grate Parmesan cheese and stir into pesto. Season with salt and pepper. If not serving immediately, refrigerate in an airtight container for 2-3 days.   
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