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Basil Walnut Pesto

Warning: this recipe was designed for a Vitamix high-performance blender. To avoid damage if you’re using a non-Vitamix blender please refer to your blender owner’s manual for operation guidelines.

Blended in a single minute, this creamy pesto recipe yields enough sauce to coat a pound of pasta for an easy dinner fresh from the herb garden.

Per serving :

Calories: 428

Fat: 46 g

Carbs: 4 g

Protein: 4 g


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  • Olive Oil - 5½ oz
  • Parmesan Cheese - 7/8 oz
  • Garlic - 2
  • Basil - 2⅞ oz
  • Walnut - 1 oz
  • Lemon Juice - 1/8 oz
  • Salt - 1/8 oz

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving (about 78g)
Amount per serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46g 71%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 406mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g  
Protein 4g  
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 11% Iron 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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